Sustainable Development Goals: A New Business Opportunity for the Green Built Environment

In September 2015 the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development were adopted by 193 world leaders. These new Global Goals universally apply to all, and the built environment will play a significant role in meeting these targets. Green buildings and sustainable cities are a true catalyst for solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and it is for this reason that the involvement from the built environment is so crucial.

Public and private building investors are increasingly setting requirements for sustainable buildings, and companies who adopt the SDGs into their business strategies and building designs will have a competitive advantage and make their company and building projects stand out.

This interactive workshop will explain how the built environment sector can benefit from and translate the SDGs into new business opportunities. We provide insight into international trends, looking at how building standards such as the Passive House Standard relate to the SDGs and what competitive advantages the SDGs open up for.

The presenters will share inspiring cases of how sustainable construction - both new design and retrofit projects - contribute to the SDGs and show how sustainability strategies can be communicated through the SDGs.

This workshop is sponsored by Danish Energy Management:

Event Time: 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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CEU Information: 

BENYC18-W2: AIA 1.0 LU/HSW; BPI 3.0

Session Documents: 

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