Construction Climate Talks

Featuring some of the most prominent influencers in the field, the film series Construction Climate Talks (CCT) highlights some of the most important issues in climate sustainability today. With a starting-point in the construction industry, which is responsible for more than 30 percent of the worlds greenhouse gas emissions, CCT highlights and educates around issues such as sustainable development in the sector, the concept of green building and how to create greater awareness about sustainability for business.

Featured Talks

Mats Landén, Head of Corporate Partnerships at WWF Sweden.
Professor Johan Rockström, one of the most notable and respected advocates of sustainable development, talks about the challenges of climate change.
Terri Wills, CEO, World Green Building Council (WGBC), talks about the possible solutions to reducing carbon emission in construction.

Latest Talks

Mats Landén, Head of Corporate Partnerships, WWF Sweden.
See Christina Lindbäck, SVP Corporate Sustainability at NCC, talk about how to reach climate neutrality.
Heleni Pantelidou, Associate Director Infrastructure at Arup, talks about the key role that infrastructure design has in the decarbonization of the built environment.
Mats Wendel, Innovation Advisor at Swerock AB/Peab Asfalt AB in Sweden, talks about the innovation challenges in the construction material sector.
Terri Wills, CEO, World Green Building Council (WGBC), talks about the possible solutions to reducing carbon emission in construction.
Johan Felix, Project Coordinator for Constructivate, talks about solutions to increase recycling of construction and demolition waste.
Malin Löfsjögård, Managing Director at the Swedish Concrete Federation, talks about the challenges and possibilities in the concrete industry.
Andy Robinson, Partner, Urban Innovation Labs, talks about behaviors and innovation within the construction industry.
Erik Brandsma, Director General for the Swedish Energy Agency talks about the possibilities to electrify a quarry. (Video recorded in June, 2015)
Tim Chapman, Director at Arup Infrastructure, UK, talks about how crucial it is to plan, design and construct infrastructure in a sustainable way.
Katherine Ibbotson, Carbon Planning Manager, Environment Agency, talks about the Environment Agency’s ‘ERIC’ Carbon Planning Tool.
Guy Hammersley, formerly BRE Executive Director & Group Director, BIM talks about the benefits of Building Information Modeling.
Johan Gerklev, Sustainability Manager at Skanska Sweden, talks about the responsibilities and opportunities regarding sustainability within a big company.
Andy Spencer, Sustainability Director for CEMEX UK and Chair of the UK Sustainable Concrete Forum, talks about how it is possible to lower carbon in concrete.
Chris Broadbent, Managing Director at CEEQUAL Ltd and Director, BREEAM Infrastructure, talks about the benefits of sustainability rating schemes.
Mike Putnam, President & CEO of Skanska UK, talks about what has to be done to reduce carbon in infrastructure projects.
Mike de Silva, Sustainability Manager at Crossrail, talks about the new railway line Crossrail and the importance of reducing carbon in the project.
Helen Pineo Associate, Director at BRE, talks about the importance of different systems and professionals working together to make sustainable design going forward.
Paul Toyne, expert on environment issues and sustainable development, talks about how to restore eco system services.
Roland Hunziker, Director of the Sustainable Buildings and Cities programme at the WBCSD, talks about how to redefine value and get businesses to understand how to drive sustainable outcomes.
Carina Borgström-Hansson, Expert on Ecological Footprint, WWF, talks about how to reduce the carbon footprint while urbanization increases.
Martin Weissburg, former President of Volvo Construction Equipment, talks about creating greater awareness about sustainability for business.
James Drinkwater, Regional Director Europe of the WGBC, explains how sustainability is turning into common sense in the construction industry.
Josefina Lindblom, Policy Adviser, European Commission, talks about what a green building is.
Johan Rockström, Professor in Environmental Sustainability talks about the present state of our climate and what's at stake for the COP 21 UN climate meeting in Paris.