RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The concern with sustainable practices that preserve the ecosystem and consciously use natural resources is becoming, with each passing day, a more tangible reality in the Brazilian construction sector - and the numbers can prove it.
Data from 2020 released by the USGBC (United States Green Building), creator of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) system for rating "green buildings", show that Brazil is in 5th position among 180 countries in the world sustainability ranking. Currently, there are over 1,500 sustainable buildings in the country - 641 registered and 50 million m² still in pursuit . . .