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High-Level Dialogue on "Building Materials and the Climate: Constructing a New Future’’
| Starting at 18:00 EDT

Join the Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture (YALE CEA), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) for a free livestreamed webinar to learn more about the recently launched UNEP, GlobalABC and Yale CEA Report: Building Materials and the Climate: Constructing a New Future. This first-of-its-kind report was developed by leading experts from 6 continents and designed to unite stakeholders from across the industry to cooperate on new pathways to radically accelerate the ethical decarbonization of materials by 2050. This event is co-hosted by Design for Freedom by Grace Farms Foundation and The Architectural League of New York.

  • Date: 19 September 2023
  • Time: Starting at 18:00 EDT
  • Online registration: Click this link

Making the livestream all the more exciting is that the report's lead authors, Anna Dyson, Founding Director, Yale CEA, and Design for Freedom Working Group member and Dr. Mae-ling Lokko, Willow Technologies and Yale School of Architecture, will both be speaking during the event which will include presentations and a compelling panel discussion.

Additional event speakers include Ligia Noronha, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General & Head of UN Environment Programme New York Office; Anja Hajduk, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action; H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, Climate Ambassador, France; H.E. Soipan Tuya, Minister of Environment and Forestry, Kenya; Abdoul Salam Bello, Executive Director of the Africa Group II, World Bank; Thomas Guillot, CEO, GCCA; Sharon Prince, CEO and Founder, Design for Freedom by Grace Farms.

This report, compiled by multiple thought leaders and experts, is going to be essential to building our understanding of how to achieve the ethical decarbonization of materials over the next few decades by making use of a strategic, "Avoid, Shift, Improve" approach.

For more information on the livestream, visit this registration page.

Download the report now!

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