28.04.2015

European Commission - Strategy for Sustainable Competitiveness of the Construction Sector


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ECEC President Remec participated in the European Commission’s 3rd  High Level Tripartite Strategic Forum on 25 March 2015 in Brussels. The Forum consists of the European Commission, high level officials of the member states and senior representatives of EU association. Representatives of the five thematic groups (TGs), established under the framework Construction 2020 of the Communication on ‘Strategy for the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector and its enterprises’ reported the activities undertaken and the progresses achieved on the key challenges stimulating investment in renovation and innovation, skills and qualifications, sustainable use of natural ressources, internal market of products and services and international competitiveness. The Forum reaffirmed its main goal to unlock the potential of the sector in terms of sustainability and energy efficiency, technological innovation and market enhancement and stressed the importance of a local and regional approach to both policy-making and implementation in the construction sector.