Joint GLOBE EU / World Green Building Council conference on #BuildingLife

October 19, 17h00 – 18h30 (Webex)

 

Draft program:

17h00 Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP and President of GLOBE EU – Welcome and opening remarks on the EU context and why reducing the carbon footprint of the built infrastructure is so important to achieve the EU’s climate and energy goals.

17h10 Niels Fuglsang, MEP and member of GLOBE EU – Opportunities for the EU buildings policy to evolve to a Whole Life Carbon approach.

17h20 Stephen Richardson, Director – Europe, WorldGBC – The #BuildingLife project: Seven levers for systemic change towards decarbonized buildings.

17h30 Myriam Tryjefaczka, Director Sustainability and Public Affairs EMEA, Tarkett – What is Tarkett doing on WLC and what do they need from policymakers?

17h40 Johanna Pirinen, SVP Sustainability, Wood Products Division, Stora Enso – What is Stora Enso doing on WLC and what do they need from policymakers?

17h50 Moderated Q&A with the audience.

17h25 Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP – Closing remarks.