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Wed08Apr202013:00 - 14:00OnlineShow content
In collaboration with CEBC, GBCI Middle East presents a webinar on LEED v4.1 O+M, USGBC’s rating system to certify existing buildings and facilities. LEED v4.1 O+M is powered by Arc, the platform that was created to help people design, build and operate buildings and spaces that benefit both people and the environment. Arc delivers a holistic performance score for buildings in pursuit of more sustainable, efficient and livable buildings though data inputs to benchmark themselves and improve performance and human health. With “Arc for All”, Arc is available free of charge for all users and building types, to assess operational performance and take steps towards earning LEED Certification.
Read more about the latest in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) here: https://www.usgbc.org/leed/v41
Read more about Arc here: https://arcskoru.com/
Apoorv Vij | Director – Technical Development, GBCI, India
As Director - Technical Development at GBCI, Apoorv supports project teams engaged in LEED, RELi and other GBCI programmes such as LEED for Cities & Communities. He led the development and launch of GBCI’s Better Materials initiative and also actively supports project teams in their pursuit of LEED certification for their existing buildings through data driven approach to performance tracking using the Arc platform.
Apoorv graduated from School of Planning and Architecture with a degree in Architecture. Apoorv’s areas of expertise include development of new ratings/services, rating implementation and training. He is an alumnus of the Swedish Institute Management Programme on Responsible Business.
Prior to joining GBCI, Apoorv was heading the technical development and training teams for the green building rating programme at TERI, where he was engaged in development and execution of new rating systems and associated technology platforms. He has over 12 years of green building experience.
Deepthy K B | Regional Director – Market Development, GBCI Middle East Markets
Deepthy leads the Middle East region for GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.), the certification arm of the U.S. Green Building Council and is based out of Dubai. In her current role, she works to-wards building partnerships with Government sectors, Private portfolios and Green Building Councils, on-boarding new clients who are keen to make a shift towards sustainability by identifying and creating a long term strategy towards sustainable operations of businesses and facilities. She works closely with teams to take the latest USGBC and GBCI ‘go to market products and strategies’ helping transform market adaptation towards sustainability.
Deepthy is a qualified Architect, LEED AP (BD+C) and holds an ALM Master’s in Sustainability and Environmental Management from Harvard University. Prior to joining GBCI, Deepthy has worked with prestigious organizations such as W S Atkins, Ernst & Young (EY) catering to clients from various industries such Real Estate and Construction, Oil & Gas, Retail, Luxury retail houses, Government pro-jects and Not-for-profit organizations. She has over 12 years of experience in the green building sector.
Mon13Apr2020Tue14Apr2020Egypt International Exhbitions Center, Cairo, EgyptShow contentThe Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) would like to invite you to attend the Solar & Wind Show MENA 2020. After a hugely successful launch in 2019, The Solar Show MENA, co-located with The Wind Show MENA, the region’s leading conference and exhibition for renewable energy, will return in 2020. Bigger, and better, than before.The exhibition is a showcase of the world’s ‘best-in-class’ solution providers in the renewable space. The Solar Show is co-located with The Wind Show MENA and The Electric Vehicles Show MENA, guaranteeing the whole renewable industry has chance to interact over two days.Held in Cairo, Egypt, and bringing together 3000 attendees, including policymakers, utilities, financers, investors, local industry heavyweights and international technology experts, there is no better place to connect with the MENA renewable industry.For more details visit our website here: https://goo.gl/ic3m2y
Tue23Jun2020Thu25Jun2020Beirut, LebanonShow content
RAWMEC is Lebanon’s largest recycling and waste management exhibition and conference. It is part of a bigger platform called Lebanon Sustainability Week, which will focus on solid waste, industrial waste and alternative energy. With participation from various stakeholders including decision makers, industry experts, innovators, private sector, investors and academia, RAWMEC will provide impetus to sustainability initiatives in Lebanon and other regional countries.
Lebanon Sustainability Week will be a venue for knowledge-sharing, brainstorming, solutions delivery, technology transfer, peer networking and capacity building in the solid waste management, industrial waste management, industrial wastewater treatment and renewable energy sectors. It will provide a deep understanding of social, economic, environmental and technology trends driving the sustainability sector and will help in implementing technology-driven solutions to key environmental problems in Lebanon.
Working towards A Sustainable Future: Industrial waste management is a major problem in Lebanon which has exacerbated in recent years. Unlike other MENA countries, Lebanon is blessed with an abundant supply of freshwater resources but most of the water bodies in the country are highly polluted, primarily due to reckless discharge of untreated industries wastes. Due to the lack of wastewater treatment facilities, large amounts of industrial wastes, both solid industrial effluents and industrial wastewater are discarded directly into lakes, rivers, sea as well as on land. There is an urgent need to implement industrial waste treatment strategies and adopt modern practices to treat and recycle industrial wastes as well as industrial wastewater, in order to ensure a sustainable future for Lebanon.
The Need for Alternative Energy: Lebanon’s energy sector is characterised by a significant supply-demand imbalance, high generation costs and a lack of financial sustainability. Alternative energy can make huge contribution to Lebanon’s power sector, increasing the reliability of the power supply and decreasing the heavy reliance on fuel imports.
Event Dates: 23-25 June 2020
Event Objectives: The event will be a strong and unique platform to foster sustainability in Lebanon and facilitate a dialogue among different stakeholders to achieve the SDGs mentioned in United Nation’s 2030. Agenda for Sustainable Development. LSW will be Lebanon’s largest gathering of policy-makers, investors, public sector, private sector, academia and entrepreneurs and other stakeholders with the key objective of catalysing sustainable development and accelerating natural resource conservation.
Venue: SEASIDE PAVILION, BEIRUT-LEBANON