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COP27 #BuildingsPavilion - Carbon catchers: Buildings as resource banks

COP27 #BuildingsPavilion, Auditorium (lot. n°113)

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

COP27 #BuildingsPavilion

Place: #BuildingsPavilion Auditorium (lot. n°113)

Date: 14 November 2022

Time: 12:30-13:30 Eastern European Time

Lead organisation(s): Stora Enso

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Buildings as means of storing carbon and as materials banks for the future. Solutions for decarbonizing building sector already exist. This session focuses on aspects of embodied emissions and carbon storage, discussing buildings as resource banks both from carbon storage and circular economy perspective. Panelists will also explore digital means of enabling circularity in the built environment. Real life examples from value chain collaboration aiming for low carbon buildings.


12:30-13:15 Panel discussion

  • Johanna Pirinen, SVP Head of Sustainability, Stora Enso Wood Products (in-person)
  • Marianne Tikkanen, Head of carbon crediting program, Puro Earth (in-person)
  • Balsam Nehme, Head of Sustainability, Dar (virtual)
  • Yuuko Iizuka, Executive Officer Sustainability, Sumitomo Forestry (virtual)

13:15-13:30 Q&A