Why are COVID-19 stimulus packages important for a green transformation of the construction sector?
How can COVID-19 stimulus packages balance between building new and improving the old?
What role should material efficiency play in post-COVID construction projects?
How can industry and government work together to improve sustainability along construction supply chains?
On June 23 (3-4:30pm CEST), we will hear from experts from the International Energy Agency (IEA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Skanska, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and World Green Building Council on how materials efficiency in buildings and construction can support sustainable recovery from COVID-19.
The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Green Growth Working Group has released the guidance note, Using Private Sector Development to Achieve a Green Recovery in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Through a focus on key PSD principles, the note illustrates how Green Growth approaches in Private Sector Development programmes can provide a cost-effective and responsible way to promote post-COVID-19 crisis stabilization and recovery.
Victoria Burrows, Director of Advancing Net Zero at the World Green Building Council
Maxine Jordan, Energy Efficiency & Buildings at the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Lena Hök, Senior Vice President of Sustainability at Skanska
Kerry Max, Deputy Director of Climate Finance Governance at Global Affairs Canada
Marcene Mitchell, Senior Manager of Climate Business and Strategy at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Moderated by Martina Otto, Head of Cities Unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)