08:45 - 10:15 (EET) Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) and Shack Dwellers International (SDI) in partnership with the UN High Level Champions have held a series ofContinue reading "Launch of Roof Over Our Heads (ROOH)"
09:00 - 10:30 (EET)
09:15 - 10:00 (EET) Transitioning to net-zero by 2030 requires that every financial, policy and business decision takes climate change into account. Only if enough capital is mobilised can weContinue reading "Closing the Finance Gap Together"
10:30 - 11:30 (EET) Global urbanisation trends are increasingly driving cities to become hubs for climate innovations. City governments are strong allies in the fight against climate change and leadContinue reading "Re-Thinking Infrastructure – Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment"
11:00 - 12:00 (EET) Approximately half of all extracted resources globally are used for the built environment, and 11% of global GHG emissions are attributed to the embodied carbon foundContinue reading "Creating a Circular Built Environment: the Why and How"
12:00 - 14:00 (EET) To introduce Korean national building energy database (NBED) and to explain carbon neutral policies in building sector including standardized baseline emission trading scheme, green remodeling, andContinue reading "Promoting voluntary GHG reduction in building sector by using national building energy database (NBED)"
12:30 - 13:30 (EET) Buildings as means of storing carbon and as materials banks for the future. Solutions for decarbonizing building sector already exist. This session focuses on aspects ofContinue reading "Carbon catchers: Buildings as resource banks"
13:45 - 14:00 (EET)
14:00 - 15:00 (EET) While structural retrofits have clear benefits to improving the resilience of buildings, in particular in climate-vulnerable communities, how does it affect the global goal to reachContinue reading "Reducing Embodied Carbon through Retrofitting"
14:30 - 15:30 (EET) The event presents and discusses the results of multiple years of work to develop and update Paris-compatible sectoral benchmarks. Sectoral benchmarks break down the mitigation objectivesContinue reading "Paris-compatible sector benchmarks to help in defining national and corporate climate action"
15:00 - 16:00 (EET)
15:30 - 16:30 (EET) The need to reduce carbon to combat climate change isn’t new. But firms are stepping up in new, bold ways to address it. Decarbonization and addressing embodied carbon emissions are easier than ever before. Learn more about how strategies, techniques, and technologies can bring sustainability to the forefront of a designContinue reading "The Power of Partnerships to Decarbonize Industries"
16:45 - 18:15 (EET) Globally, heating and cooling contribute almost 40% of emissions from energy-related sources. Delivering clean heating and cooling in buildings and food chains can align climate policy with development goals. We will dive into these frontier challenges, exploring policy, technology and models needed
17:00 - 18:00 (EET) Buildings both significantly contribute to GHG emissions and face growing risks from global warming. These issues are seen most sharply at the subnational level, with impacts of increasing extreme weather, heat, and disasters on lives, property, and economy demanding attention. Policy and government action are key to accelerating implementation of solutionsContinue reading "Scaling Decarbonization and Adaptation: How Policy Engages Markets in Transforming Buildings"
18:30 - 19:30 (EET) Join our speakers to learn more about how the African construction sector is a proactive actor of sustainable transition. The session will discuss how all stakeholders are aligning their international strategies towards a sustainable manufacturing of construction materials. Companies across the African continent will join to share views on their challengesContinue reading "Paths for A Sustainable Built Environment in Africa"