09:00 - 10:00 (EET) Buildings can benefit from nature-based-solutions (NBS) to deliver their services and can contribute to the achievement of a global goal to be nature-positive by 2030. BringingContinue reading "Nature-based solutions for building performance: feed-back from voluntary and mandatory schemes implementation and perspectives for nature positive 2030"
10:30 - 11:30 (EET) Limiting warming to around 1.5C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest and be reduced by 43% by 2030. Representing nearlyContinue reading "Mobilizing ambitions to loop decarbonization in the built environment"
11:00 - 11:45 (EET) The event would highlight the opportunities and challenges for the private sector, as large asset owners and corporations’ commit to net-zero and transform their real estateContinue reading "Plan Green: Catalyzing green transition of real estate portfolios"
12:00 - 13:00 (EET) The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is a megalopolis comprising nine mega cities and two administrative regions in Southern China. Following GlobalABC´s Roadmap framework on decarbonizingContinue reading "China’s Greater Bay Area: How to Decarbonize the Buildings and Construction Sector"
13:15 - 14:45 (EET) Identifying technologies for Adaptation & Mitigation, Finance for MSMEs and youth participation to achieve global Net Zero emissions and sustainable development in key sectors such asContinue reading "Tackling Climate Change: remedial measures for SMEs, sustainable infrastructure, and land governance"
13:30 - 14:30 (EET)
13:30 - 16:30 (EET) The building and construction sector is responsible for approx. 40% of the global energy related carbon emissions. To achieve a net zero built environment no laterContinue reading "2030 is Today – how we can act NOW to halve built environment emissions by 2030"
15:00 - 16:00 (EET)
The event aims to highlight successful proven tactics of engagements of the public and the private sectors in enhancing the green building market with global examples from emerging markets (Colombia)Continue reading "Accelerating Finance for Green Buildings: Successful Examples and New Ideas for Public and Private Sector Engagement"
16:45 - 18:15 (EET) Africa and the Global South will construct billions of square meters of buildings and infrastructure by 2030. Presenters will set out necessary design and construction guidelines,Continue reading "Planning, Design, and Development in the Global South: The “How to” for People & Planet"
16:45 - 18:15 (EET) Businesses are integrating climate action across sectors, suppliers and within communities. Central to achieving net-zero goals is creating partnerships to deploy technology solutions, facilitate innovation, increaseContinue reading "Integrating Across Sectors: Business Leaders in Energy, Buildings & Circular Economy"
16:45 - 18:15 (EET) Urban nature-based action such as rewilding brings health, climate and nature benefits incl. lessening overheating and decarbonization. Partnerships can unlock resources esp. in developing countries whileContinue reading "Bringing nature-based climate action into cities in challenging times"
17:00 - 18:00 (EET) Making a strong case for Nature-based Solutions (NbS) requires a consideration of their whole lifecycle, from concept planning to design and implementation, all the way throughContinue reading "From Gray to Green: Integrating nature-based solutions in the infrastructure lifecycle"
18:30 - 19:30 (EET) Success in decreasing green house gases emissions will require a real turn to less carbon-intensive or sufficient / frugal lifestyles. A turn that requires a real societal transition to different behaviors and imaginaries around energy consumption. For the building sector, this means acting on demand and targeting buildings designers and owners,Continue reading "What role for social change in the built environment? Towards sufficiency and frugality"
The event will showcase the application of Life-Cycle Assessment and product declaration in the built environment to achieve mitigation targets in Egypt, Africa & MENA region. Panelists will discuss strategies, opportunities & challenges and ways forward for implementing LCA in the region’s markets.