January 18, 2017

Procurement research project aims to reduce climate impact from infrastructure projects

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Infrastructure projects account for a large portion of the world’s CO2 emissions. One way to reduce the carbon impact is to implement sustainability requirements in the procurement process. The research project Implementation of Procurement Requirements for Sustainable Collaboration in Infrastructure (Impres) aims to study how this can be done most effectively. “It is easy to…

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January 18, 2017

Open source tool will help drive emission reduction

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A new research project seeks to develop a tool to identify and reduce carbon in the construction supply chain. The project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh Business School and Costain Group and is funded by the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) initiative hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment. The Carbon Infrastructure Transformation Tool project…

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May 6, 2016

Eco-friendly technologies could transform the European aluminium industry

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Aluminium is significant product in the construction industry with uses ranging from window frames to complete facades of skyscrapers. Whilst impressive progress has been made in recycling used aluminium – which is almost 100% recyclable, progress is needed in the area of primary production. Primary aluminium production is an energy intensive process which requires considerably…

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September 10, 2015

Video: Collaboration is the key to success on climate action, says Volvo CE’s Martin Weissburg

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August 26, 2015

CCC Summit video presentations

    CCC Summit highlights video:     On 24 June 2015 the Construction Climate Challenge Summit brought together representatives from the construction industry value chain, academics and other stakeholders to discuss the challenges of sustainable construction.. CCC Summit videos and interviews       Professor Johan Rockström,  Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre…

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May 31, 2015

Martin Weissburg introduces the CCC Summit

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January 20, 2015

Video interview: the Construction Climate Industry Initiative – introduction by Martin Weissburg

Video Interview: Martin Weissburg, President of Volvo Construction Equipment, talks about the impact of the construction industry on climate change, why Volvo Construction Equipment is hosting the Construction Climate Challenge initiative and how it aims to involve the industry’s entire value chain.

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October 10, 2014

Construction Climate Challenge selects research to fund

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In June 2014, Volvo CE initiated the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), an initiative that works with industry leaders and other stakeholders to promote sustainability across the entire construction industry value chain. In its latest move to make a positive difference four research proposals have been selected to receive funding of an overall amount of 2…

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October 15, 2015

CCC Newsletter October 2015

“A clear message from the CCC Summit was the need for not only common action but a common language to better define and evaluate our actions,” says MARTIN WEISSBURG, Volvo Construction Equipment President. Click below to read the CCC October 2015 newsletter

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May 5, 2015

CCC e-Newsletter – May 2015

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Click below to read more in the Construction Climate Challenge e-Newsletter May 2015  

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December 16, 2014

CCC e-Newsletter 2nd Edition

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Click below  to read the Construction Climate Challenge e-Newsletter 2nd Edition

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September 12, 2014

CCC e-Newsletter – first edition

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Click here to read the Construction Climate Challenge e-Newsletter

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