The built environment is the biggest consumer of natural resources globally. It has enormous economic potential in the circular economy. Circular processes provide business opportunities at all the different stages of the building life cycle. This session will provide a trip around the world focusing on the regional characteristics of circularity in the built environment.
|Keynote: The built environment as a key sector for a circular future
Martin Stuchtey, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Systemiq See the presentation
|A circular building trip around the world – Regional reviews of circularity in the built environment
Zeenat Niazi, Vice President, Development Alternatives, India See the presentation
Jeremy Gibberd, Director, South Africa See the presentation
Barbara Dewulf, Deputy Director General, Brussels Environment, Belgium See the presentation
|Panel discussion: A circular built environment: a castle in the air or a feasible future?
Panellists: Anders Wijkman, Chair, EIT Climate-KIC and Chair, Circular Sweden, Ilari Aho, Vice President, Uponor Group and speakers of the session
Elisa Tonda, Head of the Consumption and Production Unit, UN Environment, Economy Division