Australian Builders Declare Climate & Biodiversity Emergency

The twin crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss are the most serious issue of our time. Globally, buildings and construction account for almost 40% of our carbon dioxide emissions. Therefore, we need to change the way we build to take into account the limits of the natural environment in which in which we construct.

Together with our clients, we will need to design and build homes, cities and infrastructure that work with and strengthen, rather than degrade, the resilience of natural systems.

The research and technology exist for us to begin that transformation now, but what has been lacking is collective will. Recognising this, we are committing to strengthen our working practices to create architecture and urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us.

As a member of the construction industry aware of the Climate & Biodiversity Emergency I pledge to:

Founding signatories:
Aligned Building, Sustainable Homes Melbourne, Positive Footprints, Michael Limb Builders, Sanctum Homes, G-Lux Builders, Green Building Institute, ISMART building group

We hope that every building practice operating in Australia will join us in making this commitment.

Practices should sign through their CEO, Chairperson or appropriate Board Member, with the email address provided. Approval will be sought by email before the company name is added to the declaration.

If you are not a building practice or are based outside of Australia, please visit our global hub, Construction Declares here.

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360 Building Solutions Above Building Pty Ltd Acustruct Adam Fowler Building Adapt Building AJK builders Aligned Building PTY LTD Allbiz Automation Pty Ltd Alphington Builders Alwyn Projects Anderson Energy Efficiency Appetite for construction Pty ltd Architectural Renovations And Carpentry Arken Built Armistead Homes Arrow Development Co Ashley Beaumont askerrobertson design & construction Atkinson Pontifex Austep Lighting Backman Builders Balanced Earth Building Bc construction Ben Ellis Beverly Homes BFC Built binq Blake Huard Carpentry Blue Eco Homes Blue Sky Windows BMCD Law BOBCON Boroondara City Council Bottle Sonic Glass Crushing BrightBox Software Brolly Studios BRUCE AND CO BUILDERS BUILD GRONOW Build it services Builders Of Architecture BuildFit Building Evolution Buildrite Projects Built Green Byrne Building Projects CABLED - Communications & Electrical Services Capital Building Carbonlite Carland Constructions Casey Projects Pty Ltd Cassilis Constructions Pty Ltd Cocoon Cool Roofs Conscious Construction Co. 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