Reall join GlobalABC’s expert panel at Africa Climate Week

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Reall showcase how affordable housing delivers powerful climate mitigation and resilience

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Africa Climate Week (ACW), taking place 26-29 September, aims to fast-track global progress towards implementing the Paris Agreement. Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) will host a key event to explore the UN Environment Programme’s third core track for ACW: Seizing transformation opportunities.

Reall’s Director of Policy and External Affairs, Lucy Livesley, will join the expert panel, showcasing how Reall’s innovative housing solutions are addressing both climate mitigation and resilience in tandem, without compromising on affordability.

Imagining 2050: Building pathways to a low-carbon urban built environment

Monday 27 September, 8am BST | 10am EAT

 

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Session objectives

  • Highlight the current challenges and opportunities for a sustainable urban future in Africa, such as emissions and energy/resource use from the buildings and construction sector
  • Define the transformation pathway for cities and built environment to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, build resilience through locally adapted design and materials, restoring ecosystems and ensuring the well-being of communities
  • Identify actions, policies and investments needed to transform cities and the built environment by 2030 and 2050
  • Outline transformations that need to happen and the levers for change
  • Propose a vision for sustainable buildings cities in Africa with strong examples of ongoing city-level action, including the use of sustainable materials and nature-based solutions
  • Showcase what is already being done on the ground to advance and accelerate low-carbon development in the region

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