WEBINAR: Climate Finance for Cities & Buildings and Climate-related mechanisms
The original information about the webinar
DATE: Friday 12 June 2015
RECORDING: You can access the webinar here.
The webinar is jointly organized by the Global Initiative for Resource-Efficient Cities and the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement programme. It gathered speakers from diverse backgrounds - the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings of the US General Services Administration (GSA), the Ministry of the Environment of Finland and the NGO "ENERGIES 2050", the main author of the report entitled “ Climate Finance for Cities and Buildings: A Handbook for Local Governments ”, released by UNEP in 2014.
The presentation features three presentations covering the following topics:
- Climate Finance for Cities and Buildings: tools and opportunities for Local Governments, Mr. Stephane Pouffary, Energies 2050.
- Public and Private Partnerships and their implications for climate change mitigation on a portfolio scale, Mr. Kevin Kampschroer, US General Services Administration.
- Procurement of sustainable buildings: using Core Indicators to establish a quantitative baseline, Mr. Pekka Huovila, Consultant, Ministry of the Environment of Finland.
Procurement of Sustainable Buildings
A proposed approach towards a quantitative baseline
What are Sustainable Buildings?
How to include innovation and sustainability in procurement?
Procuring “certification”, cases CASBEE, DGNB etc.
The use of Core indicators
Case study: new UN office building in Nairobi
Future development, case: Building Information Models (BIM)
One Planet network Buildings and Construction Programme (SBC)
Buildings and construction:
Have major impacts on our environment in resource use (land, materials, energy, water), emissions (GHG, particulates, waste) and on biodiversity
The sector can also play an important role in improving the environment by cleaning polluted areas and recycling not only its own waste streams but those of other sectors
Buildings contribute to human health, safety and comfort
Construction activities provide employment and innovation opportunities for both genders and to the youth
The built environment represents an important share of national wealth
Download full presentation from the webinar here.
Read more about the One Planet network Sustainable Public Procurement Programme: https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/sustainable-public-procurement
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