UNEP Building Materials and Climate Report: Status and Solutions

︎Ghana and Senegal


︎Funding Agency: United Nations Environment Program
︎Lead: Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture

︎Institutional Partners: Willow Technologies and McGill University

Willow is leading the development and study of Whole Building Material Life Cycle Carbon across the residential buidling sectors in Ghana and Senegal.  For each national case study, Willow has partnered with  Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Building and Roads Research Institute in Ghana and Worofila and AARBMN in Senegal to evaluate and compare the carbon footprint -from manufacturing to end-of-life- of conventional materials to low-carbon alternatives.

︎Please check back for Report Publication Date (anticipated release July 2023).