Plan B for rapid adaptation, GHG reductions and resilience in the built environment

iiSBE has released the latest version of its Plan B document that outlines a small number of key measures to ensure urban resilience and to rapidly reduce GHG emissions in the built environment sector in the face of climate change. The document is accompanied by a regional input form to allow us to develop regional versions. For more info, contact Nils Larsson at

The WSBE17 Conference in Hong Kong was a major success

This conference was the latest global event in the SBE conference series. The series operates on a 3-year cycle and WSBE17 was preceded by 20 national events during 2016. About 1800 persons attended the conference itself, which was primarily sponsored by the HK Green Building Council. Many members or friends of iiSBE participated as speakers and/or delegates, including Thomas Lützkendorf, Joseph Li, Andrea Moro, Antonin Lupisek, Greg Foliente, Luis Bragança, Nils Larsson, Jean Cinq-Mars, Bob Bach, Serge Salat, Mark Gorgolewski, Ray Cole and George Baird.

Swedish proposal selected for WSBE2020 conference

The next global conference in the SBE series WSBE2020 conference will be held at Chalmers University in Gôteborg, Sweden during 9-11 June 2020.

The selection was made at a meeting in Paris on 24 April by representatives of the five SBE partner organizations, CIB, iiSBE, UNEP-SBCI, FIDIC and the Global Alliance for Building and Construction. Six organizations expressing interest in being considered were invited to submit detailed proposals, and four did so.

iiSBE Newsletter for 27 April published

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The Asia Carbon Footprint Network seminar

KEITI, the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute is hosting this event with UNESCAP in Seoul on May 25th. The Seminar will focus on the application of information on environmental performance, and how to use EPDs in building assessment schemes.