Sustainable Buildings’ Projects – A Perspective from Consultants and Contractors based in Macau SAR, China

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Authors/contributors
Title
Sustainable Buildings’ Projects – A Perspective from Consultants and Contractors based in Macau SAR, China
Abstract
China growing awareness of sustainability has brought out relevant aspects to move towards a green environment. Since its subscription in 2016, China has been committed to implementing the Paris Agreement, and the Greater Bay Area (GBA) development plan prioritizes ecology and pursuing green development. The primary purpose of this research is to perceive the companies' insights concerning the implementation of sustainable buildings’ projects in Macau. For this multi-case study analysis, primary data was gathered from interviews with two groups involved in the construction projects’ lifecycle: Consultants and Contractors, to analyze different perceptions and concerns. The interviews considered two different themes about the main topic: (1) Perception on Companies’ Experience in Sustainable Projects; (2) Key Drivers towards Sustainable Buildings’ Projects’ Implementation. In conclusion, according to the analyzed data, it is essential to notice that companies’ background and the market particularities affect their corporate performance specially connected to the green construction frameworks. The data also indicate that it is necessary to move towards regulations and policies to change corporate and people's mindset.
Date
July 17, 2021
Proceedings Title
The 2021 12th International Conference on E-business, Management and Economics
Place
New York, NY, USA
Publisher
Association for Computing Machinery
Pages
865–870
Series
ICEME 2021
DOI
10.1145/3481127.3481252
ISBN
978-1-4503-9006-4
Accessed
2022-09-20
Library Catalog
ACM Digital Library
Extra
0 citations (Crossref) [2022-09-21]
Citation
J.P.P. Santos, E., Lobo Marques, J., & O.L. Phyllips, J. (2021). Sustainable Buildings’ Projects – A Perspective from Consultants and Contractors based in Macau SAR, China. The 2021 12th International Conference on E-Business, Management and Economics, 865–870. https://doi.org/10.1145/3481127.3481252