07 December 2015, France
UIA joins Global Alliance to curb climate change
UIA JOINS ALLIANCE TO ACHIEVE KEY GOALS IN BUILDINGS SECTOR

 

An unprecedented coalition of industry and public groups staged the first global “Buildings Day” during COP21 in Paris on 3 December 2015. The UIA joined the “Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction,” along with various countries, cities, public and private organizations in the building sector.  The Alliance will scale up implementation of ambitious plans to curb planetary warming and to achieve the “2°C or less” goals in the building and construction sector.
 
Members of the Alliance collectively committed to:
 
  • Helping to put the buildings and construction sector on the “below 2 °C path”
  • Aligning existing initiatives, partnerships, commitments and programmes to achieve greater scale and increase the pace of efficiency actions
  • Catalysing stronger collaboration and targeting sectorial and cross-sectorial climate action and solutions for all.
 
The president of the UIA, architect Esa Mohamed of Malaysia, has signed the Alliance common statement.