The global construction industry experienced a 26% drop in social media posts on environmental sustainability in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for China Railway Group, according to GlobalData’s analysis of social media posts. GlobalData’s Environmental Trends in Construction – Thematic Intelligence report helps understand the impact of environmental pressures in construction, most pressing environmental themes, commitment details of the leading companies, and environmental discussions. Buy the report here.

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Notably, internet of things was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions ahead of artificial intelligence and innovation, according to GlobalData.

Of the 50 leading companies in the construction industry, China Railway Group had the most mentions of environmental sustainability in Q1 2023. GlobalData identified 535 environmental sustainability-related posts in the industry's social media activity - 0.4% of all posts - and a decrease of 26% in Q1 2023 compared with Q4 2022.

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