Bayer Initiative for Sustainable Building Honored at Rio Summit
A network of experts managed by Bayer MaterialScience has been honored at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro as a worldwide model for sustainable building.
The award was presented to the EcoCommercial Building (ECB) Program by the Global Forum on Human Settlements at a conference it is co-hosting with the United Nations. The award for "Best Practice of Global Green Building" was presented in recognition of numerous Bayer-owned buildings built according to the ECB concept.
The global program established by Bayer MaterialScience in 2009 bundles the expertise of experts in various disciplines revolving around sustainable building. It counts over 50 partners, including companies such as ThyssenKrupp, Stiebel Eltron and Philips. The objective is the planning and erection of tailored, energy-optimized buildings according to a holistic concept.