GLASGOW: Building Materials and bioeconomy in the Global Climate Agenda

03.11.21 | Event
Choosing green nordic perspectives
Campaign photo
UN 2030 Agenda based assessment framework for circular built environment.


02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

SEC Centre, Hall 4
Exhibition Way
G3 8YW
United Kingdom


The OPN Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme will launch its Circular Built Environment reports from the Global South in a Side Event organized together with the Nordic Council of Ministers. The importance of building materials will be discussed and action points for collaboration debated.

The panel debates

  • The importance of embodied carbon in building materials in climate mitigation
  • The challenges of using local materials in emerging economies
  • Global opportunities for circularity
  • Good case study examples from around the globe

Opening: Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment, Finland

Keynote: Matti Kuittinen, Senior Advisor, Ministry of the Environment, Finland

Moderator: Mark Isitt


  • Victoria Burrows, World Green Building Council.
  • Christina Cheong, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Matti Kuittinen, Ministry of the Environment, Finland

Launch of the Circular Built Environment reports from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Organizer: Ministry of the Environment, Finland

Co-organizers: Nordic Council of Ministers

Timezone: GMT

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