About us

This forum on the promotion of sustainable construction and renovation was created in 2012 under the initiative of Mrs. Anja Weisgerber who chaired the Forum in 2012. Mr. Jean-Paul Gauzès, has succeed to her as chairman in 2013.

This forum will give a vision and a roadmap for achieving sustainable construction step by step throughout the construction supply chain (from the extraction of the construction products until the recycling of the materials at the demolition phase).

Co-Chair of the Forum

Claude Turmes

The Greens, Luxembourg

Paul Rübig

European People’s Party, Austria

Julie Girling

European Conservatives and Reformists, United Kingdom

The Forum is open to any member of the European Parliament willing to shape a vision for the future of construction in Europe. The request for membership can be addressed to the Secretariat of the Forum.

Secretariat of the Forum

The forum is managed by Eurogypsum, the European Plaster and Plasterboard Manufacturers. Being an industry covering the whole life cycle of products and solutions for construction, Eurogypsum has the expertise to provide a framework for policy discussion on sustainable construction.