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Accelerating green building for resilient cities

Climate Week NYC 2021

Accelerating green building for resilient cities

Join the Climate Week NYC online panel discussion on 23 September at 10am EDT / 4pm CET to deep-dive into building net-zero cities, what tools we need and what solutions are available today.

Hear and engage with experts on pathways to building a net zero future:

  • Kate Ascher, Board of the Holcim Foundation, Happold Consulting and Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Cristina Gamboa, World Green Building Council
  • Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse Foundation
  • Eduardo Pizarro, Holcim Awards Ambassador in Latin America
  • Deborah Wintraub, City of Los Angeles
  • Nat Bullard, Bloomberg – Moderator
  • Jamie Gentoso, Holcim – Host

Net-zero construction in cities: a question of tools, performance, and materials?

The construction sector is not only an engine for economic recovery. It also is a formidable vector to accelerate the decarbonization of our economies. With many cities committed to becoming climate neutral, construction is a fundamental enabler to accelerate the transition.

Carbon neutral economies require adapted infrastructure, ranging from transportation to affordable decarbonised energy as well as a highly energy-performant and circular built environment. The rolling-out of advanced technologies and materials will bring responses. But this is part of a larger ecosystem that is undergoing a paradigm shift that requires tools and performances to accelerate the shift.

Last Updated: September 17, 2021
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