Sustainable Built Environment conference SBE19 Helsinki debated emerging concepts for the three pillars of sustainability: environmental (Clean Planet), economic (Shared Prosperity) and social (Happy People). These elements were linked with relevant Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals complementing SDG11 Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Pekka Huovila

Implemented in

  • Europe and Central Asia

Sectors of activity
Environmental Services, Buildings and construction, Education, Energy, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation, Public Procurement

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Start date
22/05/2019

End date
24/05/2019

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Pekka Huovila

10YFP SBC Coordinator

GBC Finland

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Objectives

Sustainable Built Environment conference SBE19 Helsinki debated emerging concepts for the three pillars of sustainability: environmental (Clean Planet), economic (Shared Prosperity) and social (Happy People). These elements were linked with relevant Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals complementing SDG11 Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

The keynoters introduced novel approaches to climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience, such as circular procurement, social license to operate and nature-based solutions for healthy indoor and outdoor environments in exciting and inclusive cities. 120 experts from 23 countries brought in their views to sustainability that can be still developed further towards the next World Sustainable Built Environment Conference in Gothenburg 9-11 June 2020.

Next steps and how to get involved

SBE19 Helsinki program including video interviews and presentations can be found following the link. The conference proceedings are published online.