Sustainability and corporate responsibility expert. I see that nature and society are changing at unprecedented speeds, bringing risk, opportunity and a responsibility to change for the better. I am excited by the opportunities brought by new technologies and new thinking and believe that leadership and innovation can lead to a healthier and more balanced world. I work to make an impact.View the profile
Co-founder of Modomo, an innovative affordable housing specialist, tackling the housing crisis with thriving meanwhile communities on underused sites across Europe using modular construction.View the profile
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- An overview of a new Open Innovation Levels Framework designed to help corporates embrace open innovation and work with start-ups
- What are developers and owners doing to innovate for improved environmental impact?
- Why are we not seeing more proptech focussed on solving environmental problems?
- What can we do as an industry to increase the amount of tech4good?
03:47 The decade of delivery
06:07 Open innovation levels framework
11:30 Tackling the challenges
16:50 Tackling the challenges – Lerna Walker
21:50 Tackling the challenges – Martin Gettings
26:56 Tech solutions and PropTech
30:10 Outside the real estate sector
32:42 Starting point
Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us. My name is Alastair Mant I'm Head of Business Transformation at the UK Green Building Council. And today I'm going to introduce a new piece of guidance that we don't get and I'm delighted to be joined by 3 panelists. And we are going to discuss how innovation answers the climate and biodiversity challenge. A quick intro to UK GBC as you may not know who we are UK Green Building Council. It's a charity with a mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. Cooperation is at the heart of everything that we do
this is where the circle of 450 members, some of them you can see here. Stakeholders such as cities And we are increasing our collaboration with innovative startups as we are keen to help the industry find more solutions to the environmental and Social Challenges. We promote advocacy professional development and the creation of guidelines and tools such as we will be talking about today. Of why this is important, but we are on course for 4 Celcius temperature rise by 2100 leaving
already experiencing increased severity and likelihood of extreme weather events across the globe. Humanity is consuming natural resources at a rate of 1.5 planets a year, which is stripping the right to Regeneration. And Wildlife populations of clematis by 60% 1976 mass extinction, which was the dinosaurs. We have
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