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                                                                Green buildings
                                                                use ‘circular’
                                                                principles, where
                                                      Green buildings   resources aren’t
                                                      are fabric of   wasted
                                                      sustainable         Green buildings
                                                      communities &       produce fewer   Green buildings
                                            Green buildings   cities      emissions,   can improve   Through
                                            can spur                                 biodiversity,   building green
              Green buildings                                             helping to
              can improve   Green buildings   innovation &                combat climate   save water   we create
              people’s health   can use     contribute to                 change     resources & help   strong, global
                                                                                     to protect
                                            climate resilient
              and wellbeing  renewable   Building green   infrastructure             forests  partnership
                        energy,   infrastructure
                        becoming   cats jobs & boost
                        cheaper to run  the economy
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                » Figure 3: SDG mapping of sustainable construction (Source: World Building Council)
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