Commission quietly shelves strategy on sustainable built environment

A strategy to cut the green impact of the built environment may not see the light of day despite being promised in last year’s Circular Economy Action Plan, the European Commission has told campaigners.

by Simon Pickstone
Cranes in Dublin's Docklands, June 2021. Campaigners are urging the European Commission not to abandon its pledge for a holistic approach to the built environment. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Cranes in Dublin's Docklands, June 2021. Campaigners are urging the European Commission not to abandon its pledge for a holistic approach to the built environment. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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