The Associated General Contractors of America released a new, first-of-its-kind, decarbonization playbook designed to help firms assess, track and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the projects they build. The new resource, titled The AGC Playbook on Decarbonization and Carbon Reporting in the Construction Industry, is part of the association’s broader efforts to make sure construction firms play a leading role in crafting carbon-reduction measures for the industry.

“This new tool will help firms understand the basics of tracking carbon emissions, including who is responsible for those emissions, how to track them and what are the best ways to cut them,” said Jeff Shoaf, chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America. “This is the first document of its kind written by contractors, for contractors, to help them assess the impacts of the projects they are hired to build.”

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