World Green Building Week
September 21, 2020 – September 25, 2020
#ActingOnClimate Thought Leadership Spotlight Series
In support of this year’s World Green Building Week campaign, #ActOnClimate, WorldGBC is delighted to bring you a spotlight series involving industry leaders already #ActingOnClimate, to discuss the opportunities net zero buildings present in addressing some of the most critical issues of our time.
Join us each day of the week at the times shown below.
Monday 21 September | 13:00 – 14:30 BST
Join Cristina Gamboa, CEO of WorldGBC, in conversation with industry experts about how net zero buildings are essential to economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the opportunity they present to support economic growth, job creation, and a resilient built environment.
Tuesday 22 September | 15:00 – 16:30 BST
Enhancing human health with net zero buildings
Join Catriona Brady, Head, Better Places for People at WorldGBC, in conversation with industry experts about the challenges and opportunities of advancing human health, wellbeing and sustainable development in addition to net zero ambitions, and the strategies to avoid compromising either.
Wednesday 23 September | 13:00 – 14:30 BST
Net Zero for Communities, the Planet, and Economies
Join Victoria Burrows, Director, Advancing Net Zero at WorldGBC, in conversation with industry experts about how net zero buildings are critical for climate action: to create thriving and resilient communities, protection of the planet’s resources, and represent a solid investment for a net zero economy.
Thursday 24 September | 08:00 – 09:30 BST
Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront
Join Matthew Adams, Project Manager, WorldGBC, in conversation with industry experts about why a whole life carbon approach is essential to achieving sector decarbonisation, and the actions needed by stakeholders across the value chain. Includes the launch of the Embodied Carbon Primer for Asia Pacific.
Friday 25 September | 13:00 – 14:30 BST
Net zero buildings restoring the health of the planet
Join Dominika Czerwinska, Director, Memberships and Regional Projects at WorldGBC, in conversation with industry experts to explore how strategies for net zero buildings must embrace regenerative design, biophilia, and nature based solutions to give back to the planet more than they consume.