Also sponsored by France-based Lafarge, the Global Construction Impact Summit will hear from speakers such as Sarah El Battouty, Chairman Founder of ECOnsult & Global Ambassador, UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions, Matthew Tribe, Managing Director, Planning, Design, and Engineering, Middle East, Majd Fayyad, DSM Strategy & Policy Lead, Supreme Council of Energy, Farah Naz, Sustainability & Innovation Lead, AECOM & Chair, CIBSE UAE and Ivano Iannelli, Board of Directors, ESG Foundation.
“Post-pandemic ESG strategies are being prioritized by public and private sector leadership,” added Greenish. “From solar energy retrofits to resource-saving technologies, the industry is realizing there’s also a strong business case for sustainability, with the WGBC estimating circular economy shifts could generate trillions of dollars in additional economic output by 2030.”
Meanwhile, dmg events have also added a new ‘Carbon Net-Zero Initiative of the Year category to The Big 5 Construction Impact Awards, which champion net zero initiatives and recognize sustainable development and technological and digital achievements in the construction industry. The finalists include ‘AEDAS Project: ENOC Future Mobility Station - Dubai Expo 2020’; ‘AESG Project: AESG championing carbon reduction across the built industry’; ‘GENSLER Project: Gensler Cities Climate Challenge (GC3)’ and ‘MILLENIUM Project: MINDCA Green Homes’.