Since 7 November, the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) has been taking place in Marrakesh. The objective of this 2-week conference is to continue and to intensify the fight against climate change. Outside of the summit that brings together diplomats and heads of state from the entire world, the Bouygues Group, through its subsidiaries Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier, and Colas, is presenting its sustainable construction innovations.
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday August 10th, 2017
Out of Africa
Bouygues Construction operates in more than 80 countries on five continents. There are so many destinations to discover, for a complete change of scenery this summer! Travel the world through our most emblematic projects and sites—without the jet lag.
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