Green Buildings and Sustainable Development. Kevin Samy Yale University Master of Environmental Management, 2012 School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Sustainable Development. United Nations
Master of Environmental Management, 2012
School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Development that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs"
*World Business Council for Sustainable Development,
Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Business Realities and Opportunities, Aug 2007
Initial Capital Investment
Revolving Loan Fund
Loan Funded Project
Loan repayment, via savings accrued through project
Lal, A. and Y. Qian, Green Building Trends in China.BusinessForum China, 2007.
“Buildings are responsible for at least 40% of energy use in most countries. The absolute figure is rising fast, as construction booms, especially in countries such as China and India. It is essential to act now, because buildings can make a major contribution to tackling climate change and energy use.”
World Business Council for Sustainable Development