RICS: Circling the square – The Possibilities and Promise of a Circular Built Environment

10th November

RICS and RE[act] have developed this World Built Environment Forum webinar where a panel of global experts and local leaders in sustainability and the circular economy will discuss the possibilities and promise of this exciting agenda. We’ll discuss the key elements of the circular economy approach, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and how measurement is crucial in benchmarking success.  With awareness of the need to embed circular economy principles growing around the world, this webinar will equip you with the insights you need to play your part in delivering a sustainable future.

Speakers:  

Alan Muse FRICS, Global Director of the Built Environment, RICS 
Kevin O’Grady AssocRICS, CEO Urban. MASS 
Prof. Usha Iyer-Raniga, RMIT & co-lead of the United Nations One Plant Network’s (OPN) Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme. 

RICS: Circling the square – The Possibilities and Promise of a Circular Built Environment

10th November

1pm - 2pm | Webinar

Carol Lemmens - Arup

Carol is Arup’s Global Advisory Services Portfolio leader and interim Europe Property Business leader.

He was instrumental in developing Arup’s position paper to define the circular economy in the context of the built environment and developing Arup’s work as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s (EMF) knowledge partner for the built environment. He continues to work to raise the awareness of the circular economy approach from general first principles to practice by identifying the many challenges, enablers and opportunities available to Arup and others in making the circular economy a reality. Carol regularly contributes to Circular Economy and thought pieces, presentations and interviews globally. Most notably, Carol was invited to give a key note address to the United Nations General Assembly at their Circular Economy event, in October 2018.