09 December 2015

WBCSD launches energy efficiency in buildings action plan

WBCSD launches energy efficiency in buildings action plan

On 3 December 2015, 11 companies representing the buildings sector, together with the world Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB) Action Plan. The aim of this plan is to cut projected energy use in buildings in half by 2030 through energy efficiency approaches that offer favorable economic returns.

The program is part of WBCSD's Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) that brings together over 150 businesses and 70 partners to accelerate the development, deployment and scale up of game-changing low carbon technologies.  The key engagements include driving demonstration projecst led by the private sector, in order to continue showing that locally led efforts can catalyze market-wide energy efficiency investment in new and renovated buildings, transfering EEB 2.0 project knowledge and best practices to regional and global LCTPi partners, position companies for continued participation in market engagements to transform local building markets an to support public policy in national and sub-national contexts that facilitates breaking down identified structural barriers.

More information: Press release

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