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Julie Hirigoyen - a game changer on climate change

The FOREcast

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Episode  ·  34:23  ·  Nov 17, 2022


Julie Hirigoyen is Chief Executive of the UK Green Building Council. She has been at the helm of the UKGBC for almost 8 years, campaigning for environmental causes and championing the sustainability movement within the built environment. Our host, Basil Demeroutis, interviewed Julie soon after she announced she would be stepping down as CEO of UKGBC, providing the perfect opportunity to look back over the past decade and reflect on where the industry needs to go from here. Tune in to discover:The importance of understanding how net zero contributes positively to economic growthWhat Government needs to do to ensure we don’t see too much focus on growth at the cost of controlsWhat does the Whole Life Carbon Roadmap mean for you and how can you join the Race to Zero?Why the new Net Zero Carbon Buildings standard is essential to enable genuine claims and avoid greenwashingWhy leadership is vital in changing hearts and minds to drive real changeSelected links from the episode:The UK GBC Net Zero building standardWhole life carbon roadmapCarbon budget, 400 gigatons, and the UNEP emissions gap reportRace to Zero CampaignConnect with Julie Hirigoyen:LinkedIn | TwitterWe’d love to hear your thoughts on these topics. Talk to us on Twitter @forepartnership.You can also follow us on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/forepartnership   Or visit our website: forepartnership.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

34m 23s  ·  Nov 17, 2022

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