Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

21st Century Buildings

Some 40 percent of global carbon emissions come from buildings, and so since its founding in 2014, the Council has focused on buildings as a key lever of rapid, scalable impact in China. The Council has focused on themes such as promoting development and enforcement of upgraded building standards and demonstrating best practices in sustainable buildings.

  • The Council is also supporting a Landmark Building Program led by CSCEC and Dow (Bei’Anhe sustainable affordable housing in Beijing).