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.
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Bouygues Construction is stepping up investments in wood, a material of the future
A subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France is a player in the wooden construction sector. Today, it is investing in new construction methods to reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry and develop new solutions for the cities of the future.
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