On 24 May 2022, WorldGBC launched the EU Policy Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for buildings as part of the #BuildingLife project.
This Roadmap outlines the key European Union (EU) policy interventions, regulatory measures and tools needed to achieve a decarbonised, circular, resilient and well-designed built environment by 2050. It focuses on measures to address whole life carbon (WLC) at the building level.
Created as part of the #BuildingLife project, this Roadmap provides:
- A reference for European policymakers to guide decision-making in relation to key EU built-environment policy packages to ensure they align with global and European climate and energy goals;
- Aresourceforpolicymakersatnationalandsubnationallevels to understand how to harmonise multi-level governance to accelerate action on WLC;
- Aguideforanyonewishingtounderstandwhattrajectorypolicy (particularly EU policy) must take to ensure the built-environment sector delivers on the EU Green Deal and Paris Agreement;
- A resource giving organisations across the sector a common position, building impetus for greater policy ambition.