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On September 26th, 2019, more than 100 representatives of academia, national and sub-national governments, associations, international cooperation agencies and private sector companies gathered to kick-start the Mexican Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC_Mx).

The Alliance works in five priority areas to move towards efficient, resilient and low-carbon buildings: education and awareness-raising, public policies, market transformation, financing and, measurement and collection of data and information.

The Alliance is a space to jointly facilitate the design and implementation of actions for a national agenda for sustainable, low-carbon, safe and resilient building sector. The Alliance's Statement underscores that although Mexico has made significant progress on the field of sustainability in the built environment, the country needs to work in a coordinated manner to achieve its objectives of social development and poverty alleviation, sustainable development and climate change.


The workshop of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction Mexico, was fostered by the Alliance for Energy Efficiency (ALENER) with support from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (PEEB) and the World Resources Institute (WRI).

The work of the Alliance is aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement and Mexico’s NDCs for the construction and buildings sector, and promotes the Regional Roadmap for Buildings and Construction for Latin America of the GlobalABC.

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