- Asia / Pacific
- Europe and Central Asia
- Latin America / Caribbean
- North America
Sectors of activity
Buildings and construction, Energy
Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising, Policy Frameworks & Tools, Research, Analysis, Assessment
Type of lead actor
Scientific and Technical
1. To introduce built environment sustainability approaches to regions where they are not fully accepted;
2. To raise awareness of climate change issues as it affects the built environment;
3. To promote networking of researchers with public agency and industry representatives;
Event cycles in this conference series have been underway since 2000, with global events held in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017. National/regional events have taken place in Year 2 of each 3-year cycle, most recently 2010, 2013 and 2016. In 2016, members of SBC attended events in Prague, Tallinn, Cairo, Sydney, Manila and Malmö.
A planning meeting is taking place in Paris on January 18-19 to discuss details of this cycle (2018-20), and regional events will take place beginning in October 2018 to the end of 2019, plus a global event in Gothenburg Sweden in 2020. All papers are refereed and will be indexed.
The SBE website has recently been upgraded and is available at www.sbe-series.org.
Impact and Results
The series has global recognition and this evidenced by the fact that applicants for 2019 regional events include organizations from Tokyo, Taipei, Sydney, Temuco (Chile), as well as at least 10 from Europe.
Next steps and how to get involved
Contact Nils Larsson at www.iisbe.org, or a national organizer.