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Read the 2017 sustainability report
In a circular economy, products should be used for as long as possible – and reused to the greatest extent possible when they reach the end of their service life.
The report, “Upscaling urban regeneration: European frontrunner cases are leading the way”, highlights key learnings from successful urban regeneration projects across Europe.
Fresh water is our most precious resource. But extreme weather and fast-growing cities mean that unless we take measures to manage it more actively, it could also become scarcer.
Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.
With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.
The ROCKWOOL Group takes part in high level UN-Habitat meeting on New Urban Agenda, 5-6 September 2017. The cities in which we will live in 2030 are being designed in 2017, if not already planned. With the New Urban Agenda agreed by UN Member States last autumn as part of Habitat III, the intention is to set a new global standard for sustainable urban development and help us rethink how we plan, manage and live in cities.
In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.
There are secrets that have been working hard for you for decades. Look closely and you’ll find them everywhere working silently so you can get on with what’s most important to you without your surroundings getting in the way.
When environmental goals are more important than ever, improving energy efficiency in buildings presents an immediate opportunity to make our towns and cities healthier, safer and more sustainable.