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Businesses for Sustainable Building

The “Business & Sustainable Construction” initiative has as a goal to mobilize businesses on the emerging subject of sustainable construction, to contribute to lifting the constraints that are slowing development of the process in France and initiate a collective dynamic where each player (project manager, investor, builder, material or service supplier, etc.) finds ways to be proactively engaged.
Launched at the start of 2004 by Utopies, the Business and Sustainable Construction working group gathers together concerned businesses to advance their knowledge and practices with regards to sustainable construction. Since the launch of the initiative, there have been:
– Publication of 3 summary reports of work from 2005, 2007 and 2009;
– 26 meetings;
– 77 experts and presenters solicited;
– One dedicated Internet site:;
– And several study trips.