U.S., Dec. 5 -- How sustainable construction sites are driving the industry forward. In collaboration with Shell Commercial Fuels, Construction Global hears from Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Each year, the global construction industry uses three billion tonnes of materials. And worldwide, this sector is responsible for 23% of all CO2emissions. Little wonder then, that public and investor demand for green construction projects is growing.

Between 2018 and 2023, analysts predict that the green construction market will grow by 10.26% each year. Rising environmental awareness and measures are further pushing the sustainability of the building industry up today's agenda.

But sustainability is not j...