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Green Building Principles: The Action Plan for Net-Zero Carbon Buildings
2021-10-26
Author: JLL - Esha Bhasin, Sonal Jain, Phoebe Lewis
Region of Activities: Global
Type: Report
Origin: World Economic Forum

Collective action must be taken to accelerate the decarbonization of buildings, which contribute 38% of all energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. Green Building Principles: The Action Plan for Net-Zero Carbon Buildings offers a set of 10 principles to help companies deliver net zero carbon buildings and meet key climate commitments.

Developed with JLL, the Principles and Action Plan outlined in this document aim also offer implementation strategies to decarbonize buildings at a portfolio level. This Action Plan draws on existing recommendations and signposts to an array of current targets to deliver this set of Principles at a global level while allowing for adaption to local contexts.