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The Ten Point Plan for Green Industrial Revolution (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # UK Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # (Research) Paper / Journal / Article, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
The Ten Point Plan for £12 billion of government investment, presented by the UK Prime Minister, for accelerating the approach to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, whilst creating green economy that will build back better, support green jobs, be more sustainable, drive clean energy innovation and protect our natural environment.
Commonwealth Association of Architects CPDs: Call to Action on Sustainable Urbanisation in the Commonwealth (2020)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Environmental Impacts of the Built Environment, # Sustainable Urbanism Architecture + Engineering, # Commonwealth Association of Architects, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Students (Built Environment), # Online Course, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Basic
2020
The Commonwealth Association of Architects organised this pilot programme of lectures for built environment professionals, the aim of which is to facilitate knowledge exchange between member organisations and member firms, to help promote mutual understanding and greater awareness of issues related to climate change and rapid urbanisation together with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Financing the Circular Economy Report - Capturing the Opportunities (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # Case Studies (Circular Economy), # Ellen MacArthur Foundation, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
2020
This paper highlights circular economy's influence on climate change and SDGs, the current market for financing the circular economy that has rapidly taken off across the assets classes and sectors, and it provides a direction of travel for finance to capitalise the opportunities by helping to scale the circular economy.
The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) - Certified Case Studies (2021)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Environmental Impacts of the Built Environment, # Health Wellbeing + Comfort, # Case Studies (Human Factors), # International Living Future Institute (ILFI), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Database / Platform, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 7, # Stage 8, # Short, # Intermediate
2021
Green rating system with searchable case studies based on certification, scale, standard, transect, typology and petal.
The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) - [Education] Catalog (2021)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Environmental Impacts of the Built Environment, # Ethics + Value of Sustainability, # Biophilic + Sensory Design, # International Living Future Institute (ILFI), # Architects, # Structural Engineers, # Building Services Engineers, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Online Course, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Stage 4, # Medium, # Intermediate
2021
Over 100s online courses are available on this website, ranging from affordable housing, biophilic design to just, carbon policy and etc.
UNFCCC's Race To Zero Campaign (2020)
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # United Nations Climate Change, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Property Managers / Operators, # Architects, # Urban Planners, # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Students (Built Environment), # Video / Webinar / Event, # Video / Webinar / Event, # Video / Webinar / Event, # Stage 0, # Short, # Basic
2020
Race To Zero is a global worldwide campaign for actors, i.e. cities, regions, businesses and investors towards healthy, resilient and zero carbon recovery and inclusive, sustainable growth. Thus far and as a collective, they cover nearly 25% global CO2 emissions and over 50% GDP.
Energy Explained: Your Guide to understanding Energy (2021)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Built Environment Policy Legislation Regulations Commitments Benchmarks + Construction Industry Guidance, # U.S. Energy Information Administration (US EIA)
2021
U.S. Energy Information Adminsitration provides energy data analysis in the U.S. and globally, with at-a-glace graphics.
Imperial College of London: Climate Change: Financial Risks and Opportunities (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # Imperial College Business School, # Dr. Charles Donovan
2020
This on-line course introduces how a warming planet is changing the landscape for investing. The 8 hours course is geared towards professionals working in financial markets, provides a solid introduction to the financial risks and opportunities arising from man-made climate change.
Route to Net Zero: The UN [SDGs] and RIBA (2021)
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # Environmental Impacts of the Built Environment, # Built Environment Policy Legislation Regulations Commitments Benchmarks + Construction Industry Guidance, # Climate Justice Equitable + Inclusive Design, # Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), # Mina Hasman, # Gary Clark, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Video / Webinar / Event, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 7, # Medium, # Intermediate
2021
Webinar presenting international commitments focusing on climate change (in the context of the built environment), and specifically looking at the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the delivery of these Goal's principles in real projects around the Gulf region.
Introduction to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (2020)
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # Ethics + Value of Sustainability, # Built Environment Policy Legislation Regulations Commitments Benchmarks + Construction Industry Guidance, # Commonwealth Association of Architects, # Mina Hasman, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Video / Webinar / Event, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Medium, # Basic
2020
Webinar providing an overview of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and some of the key international agreements relevant for the global built environment sector.
A Targeted Approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (2019)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), # Structural Engineers, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Video / Webinar / Event, # Stage 1, # Short, # Basic
2019
Webinar guiding structural engineers to understand the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how their work influences the achievement of these Goals by sharing project examples.
CEO Guides
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Basic
Reports for CEOs presenting impacts of various, global issues on businesses, their risk, and opportunities. These issues include circular economy, climate change, human rights, water and food transformation system.
Agenda for Humanity - World Humanitarian Summit Framework (2016)
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Short, # Basic
2016
General resource presenting the World Humanitarian Summit Framework's core commitments and principles that prioritise humanity by better preparing cities to crises and disasters.
The Paris Agreement (2015)
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Legislation / Regulation / Policy, # Stage 0, # Short, # Basic
2015
Legally-binding, international agreement in response to the threat of climate change, trying to commit all nations to a target of keeping the global temperature rise below 2°C, compared to pre-industrial levels.
Sustainable Development Goals
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # United Nations (UN), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Long, # Basic
17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), originally adopted by United Nations in 2015, set out the key principles and call for an action to develop the world more sustainably, to end poverty, promote health and wellbeing, encourage gender equality and education, access to the clean water and energy, sustainable economic growth and resources, whilst protecting planet and addressing climate change.
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
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# Climate Fundamentals, # United Nations (UN), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Tool / Software, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Basic
Report presenting the "Addis Ababa Action Agenda" established by the UN in 2015. This Agenda provides a global framework for policies to finance sustainable development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Emissions Gap Report (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # UN Environment Programme (UNEP), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
2020
Report analysing the “performance gap" by forecasting the likely direction of where the greenhouse gas emissions are projected to move to, against where they ought to be, to avert the worst impact scenario of climate change.
The Ten Point Plan for Green Industrial Revolution (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # UK Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # (Research) Paper / Journal / Article, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
2020
The Ten Point Plan for £12 billion of government investment, presented by the UK Prime Minister, for accelerating the approach to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, whilst creating green economy that will build back better, support green jobs, be more sustainable, drive clean energy innovation and protect our natural environment.
Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
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# Climate Fundamentals, # National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Short, # Basic
General resource for key facts on the Planet's status.
What is Climate Change?
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Meteorological Office (Met Office UK), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Short, # Basic
General resource for key facts on climate change, evidence, causes, predictions and impacts.
Seeing the Whole: Implementing SDGs in an Integrated and Coherent Way
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Long, # Basic
Report considering the integrated approach to Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) implementation. It further identifies the challenge of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) as the single biggest transformational challenge amongst the SDGs for the developed world (along with the related challenges in energy and climate change).
Reports: Sustainable Living Places – A Systems Perspective on Planning Housing and Infrastructure (2020)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Royal Academy of Engineering (RAENG), # Urban Planners, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Short, # Basic
2020
Report presenting how systems thinking and approaches can be incorporated in the design and delivery of planning, housing, and infrastructure within the UK.
Sustainable Recovery: World Energy Outlook Special Report (2020)
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # International Energy Agency (IEA), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Long, # Intermediate
2020
Policies: Climate Change
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# International Policy Legislation Agreements + Plans for Action, # International Energy Agency (IEA), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Database / Platform, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
Online database for various, international policies in relation to climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (2019)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Long, # Advanced
2019
IPBES report examining the condition of the natural ecosystems and their impact on people. It builds on two other reports of IPCC Special Reports on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR1.5) and Climate Change and Land (SRCCL).
IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (2018)
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Long, # Intermediate
2018
IPCC Special Report outlining the effects of the 1.5°C temperature increase above pre-industrial levels, including reporting on the consequent global greenhouse gas emissions, in relation to strengthening the global effort to combat the climate change and promote sustainable development.
Doughnut Economics: Academic Articles and Reports
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# Risks + Opportunities in a Net Zero Economy, # Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Medium, # Intermediate
General resource outlining various academic articles and reports that engage with the core concepts of "Doughnut Economics" developed by Kate Raworth.
Systems Thinking
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# Climate Fundamentals, # Climate Interactive, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Tool / Software, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Stage 6, # Stage 7, # Short, # Basic
General resource for systems thinking description (in relation to climate change), resources and tools.