Timber construction cutting emissions for a better future

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“Of all the things we build today, good school buildings are the most important,”

says Laila Owren, principal at Nordre Ål school, in Lillehammer, Norway. She’s seen first-hand how keenly aware the younger generation is of environmental issues and knows how important it is to reflect that social awareness in their learning spaces.

Schools made of wood play an important role in #BuildingABetterFuture​, are environmentally friendly and have a positive effect on students’ health and wellbeing. Nordre Ål school and Torvbråten school are inspiring examples of renewable learning environments for the next generation, harnessing sustainable timber solutions for the good of the planet.

This video was produced for Stora Enso by BBC StoryWorks, the commercial content division of BBC Global News.