This essential pre-COP26 Summit provides the actions needed to fully harness the capacity of the built environment to meet the Paris Agreement 1.5ºC CO2 emissions reduction targets:
65% by 2030, and ZERO by 2040.
This event will comprise three days of discourse culminating in the adoption of a collective declaration from the global construction industry to be taken to COP26. A draft COP26 declaration will be prepared in collaboration with the convening partners in the months running up to October via a series of workshops and roundtables. The declaration will be brought to COP26 by Ed Mazria from Architecture 2030, a delegate of the conference.
The COP26 Built Environment Summit objectives are to:
- Demonstrate significant progress towards the 1.5ºC CO2 emissions reduction targets by the global building, planning, construction and manufacturing sectors, professional and industry organizations, and key sub-national governments.firms, .
- Send a strong market signal to give governments the confidence to ramp up their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and short-term targets in line with the remaining global 1.5ºC CO2 carbon budget.