Events
Upcoming Event Developing Future Leaders through Non-Profit Board and Community Service Aug 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Webinar
Past Event Innovation in the Built Environment May 16, 2019 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Washington DC
Propelling Sustainable Water Management in Water Stressed Future Apr 24, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Mexico City, Mexico
Executive Roundtable: TCFD & Natural/Social Capital Valuation Mar 21, 2019 - Mar 22, 2019 — Basel, Switzerland
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WEC Hosts Exec Roundtable on Innovation in the Built Environment
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According to Architecture 2030, buildings generate nearly 40% annual global GHG emissions, changing the trajectory is essential to preventing climate change.  This, however, is not an easy task.  Approximately two-thirds of the building area that exists today will still exist in 2050. Renovations affect less than 1% of building stock annually.  Global building stock will double in area by 2060.  In fact, the world is currently undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in human history – more than half of the global population is now concentrated in urban centers and by 2060 two thirds of the expected population will live in cities.  It was also recognized the built environment affects health in several ways.

Leading companies, non-profit organizations and academic leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss current global and local trends and best practices. Read the summary here.

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