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A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumption
A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumptionArticle

Construction is a key sector to address South Africa's housing shortage and infrastructure needs, and thus is unlikely to slow down...

Thabang Byl 18 Nov 2020

#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returns
#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returnsArticle

There is a direct link between the stability of an economy and ongoing development - and currently, the local construction and property industries are undeniably experiencing a lull...

Johan Piekaar 2 Jan 2020

Africa shows rising interest in green building design
Africa shows rising interest in green building designArticle

The UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to the global building sector...

Alison Groves 12 Jul 2017

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Our cities need to go on a resource dietArticle

Cities are the epicentres of human activity. They cover less than 2% of the earth's land surface but generate about 70% of GDP...

André Stephan et al. 1 Dec 2016

Finance leaders discuss robust global green finance mechanisms
Finance leaders discuss robust global green finance mechanismsArticle

The Paulson Institute in America and the Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking recently convened a half-day symposium of global finance leaders and experts to discuss recommendations for the development of robust global green finance mechanisms and markets...

22 Apr 2016

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