COP27 reflections from WorldGBC CEO, Cristina Gamboa.
On the final day COP27, world leaders must drive a rapid but just transition of our built environment.
The BuildingToCOP Coalition rallied the sector, responsible for almost 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions, around flagship events focused on the key themes of: Finance, Decarbonisation, and Adaptation & Resilience.
Read the full list of initiatives that are collectively driving deep collaboration and triggering a positive systemic transformation in the built environment.
This year’s climate summit, COP27, hosted by Egypt, is taking place at a tough time for global collaboration on all matters, such as global security, environment, energy, and most importantly, human survival.
When you think about solar power and buildings, likely the first picture that comes to mind is rows and rows of black panels on a roof. But for the past three years, an exciting project called ENVISION has been working on a new and improved solution for solar capture.
Switching to LED lighting can have a major impact, and the time to act is now.
Decarbonization is one of a multitude of acute challenges that cities in the Global South must tackle – but it needs to be a priority.
We are only one week away from COP27. It’s time to enable the capacity of the built environment to deliver social value and ensure the resilient solutions we need are implemented in our disrupted world. And it’s time for impactful policy responses from local and regional leaders, to enable this much needed transformation.
Swire Properties believes that companies with a strong commitment to improving their sustainable development performance will be better prepared to withstand systemic climatic, social, and economic stresses and volatility.