Technical Workshop: Sustainable Development Goals

Join us and other business leaders who want to find out what the SDGs mean for the built environment and how they can be adopted in your business. Through this half day workshop in conjunction with Bio Regional, find out how your business can develop a competitive advantage through understanding the SDGs, identifying how your business can contribute and how to integrate them into your strategy.

Hear from speakers within the industry which goals they see as the most relevant and impactful for the built environment and work with your peers to explore how your business can take them forward and integrate them into strategy and business plans.

Sessions Include:
1. An overview of the SDG’s, what they are and why they were developed. How other sectors are responding.
2. Case studies from guest speakers on which goals they think are most relevant and impactful for the built environment, and what their organisations are focusing on.
3. Peer to Peer workshop debating the most relevant SDG’s for the industry and what the key targets to adopt could be.

Guest speakers include:
Ursula Hartenberger, Global Head of Sustainability, RICS
Adrian Campbell, Director, Change Building (ex-Associate Director, ARUP)

Who should attend
Those involved in organisational leadership, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, objective and KPI setting should attend this workshop.

About the SDGs
In 2015, 193 UN member states committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help us all end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice, and fix climate change.
Together, the Goals represent the world’s first comprehensive blueprint for a better, more prosperous, sustainable future for all.

Unlike the Millennium Development Goals which preceded them, the SDGs were designed to apply in all countries – including developed ones like the UK. They also recognise the roles of different sectors in achieving the agenda and call on a new commitment for global partnerships for sustainable development.

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