Climate Change

11 November 2021 11:49

C40 Cities launch Clean Construction Coalition to cut emissions by 2030

 

On the Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26, C40 Cities has launched a new coalition of cities and construction sector companies today to tackle the urgent challenge of emissions from the global construction sector. This won’t happen without workers and has also launched a joint statement with Building and WoodWorkers International to ensure a just transition.

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11 November 2021 08:13

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson talks with MANWU (Namibia) General Secretary Justina Jonas and BAT Kartellet General Secretary Grunde Odgaard. Read more...


10 November 2021 12:04

BWI, in collaboration with C40, participated in the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Glasgow, Scotland by bringing the voices of workers and trade unions into the discussions on a “just transition” to a clean and green construction industry.Read more...


09 November 2021 04:52

BWI is looking for a research expert to explore the existing practices of industries where it is active in, as well as actions by its trade union members that have led to concrete workers’ rights protecting adjustments in workplaces and industries (building, wood and forestry, and allied sectors). Read more...


01 November 2021 13:55

To mark the 2021 United Nations Conference on Climate Change, BWI asserts that trade unions are vital in the push to create a more sustainable construction sector, both for workers and the climate. Read more...


01 November 2021 02:24

As the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference gets underway in Glasgow, Scotland, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI), representing 12 million workers worldwide, calls for a just transition to a greener and cleaner economy that is fully committed to decent jobs, workers’ retooling and social protection, and gender equality. Read more...


13 May 2021 09:35

Representing 12 million workers from 367 trade unions located in 116 countries, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) endorsed the C40’s “Clean Construction Declaration” and the commitment made by mayors of pioneering cities around the world to ensure resource-efficient, resilient and decarbonised buildings and infrastructure.Read more...


18 April 2021 11:28

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