Policies can be a way to ensure that principles are applied equally by all, while ensuring that all stakeholders progress equally. In the context of circularity, what are the directions taken by current policies and how can policies and regulatory frameworks lead to a more resource efficient future?
During the discussion, the guests speak about existing policies and frameworks to improve the circularity of buildings. They provide examples from Portugal and the UK, and inform on EU legislation trends. Moreover, current challenges and future opportunities are analyzed.
This episode was researched, written, produced and edited by Océane Sanglard, Dr. Verena Göswein, Ana Mestre and Henrique Duarte.
Who will moderate the discussion ?
Verena is a senior consultant at 3drivers and the project manager of Circular EcoBIM. Her interdisciplinary research improves the understanding of sustainable construction materials considering different spatial and temporal dynamics. Besides her work at 3drivers, she is a post-doctoral research associate at the Chair of Sustainable Construction at ETH Zurich. Moreover, Verena is an ESG manager at FREO Group, an international real estate developer.
Who will take part in the discussion?
António Lorena is an environmental expert with over 12 years of experience on waste management, circular economy and policy development. Since 2016, he is the Managing Partner of 3drivers, an environmental consultancy firm supporting all types of organizations, from SME to the national governments. António has coordinated over 30 projects, from waste related R&D projects to the development of national level policies.
With a background in political science and European studies, Agathe is now a Senior Policy Consultant at Longevity Partners. Her main interest is in solutions to accelerate the low-carbon transition.
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