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Biodiversity & sustainable development

Biodiversity, respecting living things and how they interact with humans, has become a major issue for our future. Green roofs, floral walls – Bouygues Construction is introducing biodiversity to its projects, in an original way and always respecting the environment. Combining construction, the city and sustainable development: Bouygues Construction’s latest challenge. At Bouygues Construction, we believe there are three aspects involved in restoring nature: innovation and developing expertise, providing new offers and services that meet stakeholders’ expectations, in an aim to co-create solutions towards protecting biodiversity and well-being in a sustainable construction context.
Bouygues Construction is constantly furthering its commitment to tackling this issue, notably through a socio-ecological observatory for urban biodiversity co-created with an association called Noé.
The aim is to better understand biodiversity in an area or a city, to gather information on local residents’ experiences and their expectations so as to continually improve our efforts towards making a greener city.

Be Issy: a convenient window onto the city

Whether reimagining the tripod shape to move proudly towards the traditional shape of the closed island, stepping back from the street , using curves to provide a maximum of natural light or working with materials to create pleasant, social spaces, the research and design work done here at Be Issy by the architects from PCA Stream is intended to improve the lives of the occupants.

A panorama of solar farms

"Our subsidiaries Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, in a joint venture with the local company McTric, have built four solar farms in Ayutthaya, 100km north of Bangkok,in Thailand. Back in pictures on this amazing project: 

COP22: inventing the world of tomorrow!

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.

Worksites made more sustainable with recycled concrete

Building and Civil Works generates 250 million tonnes of waste per year. Today, only 40% of this waste is reclaimed, yet the Energy Transition Act imposes a threshold of 70%, to be reached by 2020. Transitioning from a traditional, linear economy toward a circular economy means entirely rethinking how we manage a worksite's materials in order to produce in a more sustainable and sensible way.

Let’s make your projects come alive together

We always need people who dream, imagine and conceive tomorrow’s city.  If you can imagine it, at Bouygues Construction, we can build it, anywhere in the world. With one ambition: shaping a better in the regions where we operate, for our clients, our partners and the users of our buildings and structures. Find out about our […]

Sustainable Lights in Paris

Paris and its lights. This theme about which much is written comes at a cost: electricity. Indeed, it takes a lot of electricity to preserve the capital’s incomparable glow. Now that there is a shift toward more responsible and energy-efficient cities, the Parisian Climate Plan has set an ambitious goal for the city’s energy performance […]

Biodiversity: a recognized commitment

Today we protect and promote biodiversity in most of our projects. As such, the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal awarded Bouygues Construction a certificate for the recognition of commitment to the national biodiversity strategy during the COP21. Update on our sustainable strategy from Guillaume Carlier, environment manager and Marta Esquivias, environment […]

Reinventing cities with the WWF

Over 350 participants including experts, start-ups, partners and clients came to discuss different ways of “reinventing cities” at the symposium co-organised by Bouygues Construction and WWF on 23 November in Paris. Recap of the event that was awarded the COP21 label. In 2050 more than half of the world’s population will live in cities, which […]

All hands on deck for COP21

This year, France is hosting the COP21 climate conference and negotiations have begun among the 150 heads of state and government who are attending. Meanwhile, third sector businesses and stakeholders are also taking part in the debate for the fight against global warming. As part of the Bouygues Group’s commitment, Bouygues Construction invites you to […]

(Re)birth of an island

After twenty years of studies and works, the Mont-Saint-Michel has finally regained its former and authentic martime character. To celebrate this major achievement, a son et lumière spectacle was organized on 16 October by the Syndicat Mixte Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel. Here is a review of the works carried out by several Bouygues Construction entities at […]

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