25 October 2021
Ahead of the upcoming COP26 Summit, the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA) has today published its key principles for more resilient and sustainable construction.
The concept of “build and rebuild better” has been in use for several years in the context of reconstruction after physical disasters and is a key component in improving infrastructure and construction resilience, and successfully implementing adaption strategies to address climate risks.
Given that natural hazards are on the rise both in terms of frequency and severity, climate adaptation considerations should lie at the very heart of building norms and processes. GFIA has therefore identified three key principles for more resilient and sustainable construction: