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COP27 #BuildingsPavilion - Nature-based solutions for building performance : feed-back from voluntary and mandatory schemes implementation and perspectives for nature positive 2030

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

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

COP27 #BuildingsPavilion

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

Date: 16 November 2022

Time: 9:00-10:00 Eastern European Time

Lead organisation(s): FIDIC


Watch Recording


Buildings can benefit from nature-based solutions (NBS) to deliver their services and can contribute to the achievement of a global goal to be nature-positive by 2030. Bringing more and more diverse nature to buildings and their infrastructure is crucial to addressing joint challenges of climate and biodiversity loss. This event features dynamic presentations from different practitioners and a panel discussion highlighting a diversity of local to international perspectives on buildings key challenges, opportunities and pathways for nature 2030. Which NBS can support buildings in delivering their services? How NBS can contribute to the achievement of a nature positive goal ? Are there enablers to make NBS more attractive and acceptable by the different stakeholders? This session provides different points of view on these challenges, with a panel of 5 speakers and one moderator.


  • Robert SPENCER, Global practice leader ESG AECOM, FIDIC SDC V.P.
  • Jesus Iglesias SAUGAR, EU Climate Pact Ambassador, IUCN Professional Certificate on Nature-based Solutions 
  • Stéphane POUFFARY, CEO, ENERGIES 2050 
  • Roland HUNZIKER, Director, Built Environment, WBCSD
  • Ewa IWASZUK, H2020 Project manager, Ecologic Institute
  • Idriss KATHRADA, Inoal CEO, Fidic SDC
  • Mohamed NBOU, Director of the Climate, Biodiversity and Food Systems Department, UCLG Africa