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Reports on Green building

Below you will find international reports on green building which Skanska has actively been involved in.

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building

The report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) finds “overwhelming evidence” that office design significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff and that a range of factors – from air quality and lighting, to views of nature and interior layout – can affect the health, satisfaction and job performance of office workers. The report – sponsored by Skanska and two other companies – also presents a simple toolkit that businesses can use to measure the health, wellbeing and productivity of their buildings and inform financial decision-making.

Read Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building (PDF)

Greening the building supply chain report from UNEP-SBCI

The Greening the Building Supply Chain Report from the United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) describes the prioritization of green interventions for study by UNEP-SCBI and partners in future work programmes, and to support the development of a broader Sustainable Buildings and Construction programme under the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production. The report is the result of an initiative under the same that is co-chaired by Skanska and UNEP-SBCI.

Read Greening the building supply chain report from UNEP-SBCI (PDF)

The Business Case for Green Building

This comprehensive report highlights the large number of compelling benefits green buildings bestow on different stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a building. The report was produced in partnership with PRP Environmental with sponsorship from Skanska and two other partners.

Read The Business Case for Green Building (PDF)

Last updated: 3/16/2015