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The Circular Economy and BREEAM Outstanding Project Tour

We are delighted to announce that Green Vision will be returning in February with a half day conference themed around Circular Economy including a tour of one of the most sustainable university buildings in the UK - the Bright Building at Bradford University. 

The Circular Economy will have a profound impact on building design, resources and waste management. The Circular Economy has been valued at a potential £29billion and estimated to create over 100,00 new jobs, and as defined by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is both restorative in nature and design seeking to maintain products, components and materials at their highest value at all times - avoiding down-cycling, conversion to energy or disposal to landfill. 

The University of Bradford's Bright Building, home to the Re:Centre, has achieved the highest ever BREEAM Outstanding rating for a University. The Bright Building is at the cutting edge of sustainable construction with the vast majority of the building products being either natural or recycled. 

This event will give you the opportunity to hear, see and debate some of the most innovative approaches in sustainability today.  

This event is highly suitable for:

  • Past Green Vision attendees
  • UKGBC members in the North
  • Construction and Built Environment Directors, Senior Management, Sustainability Officers 
  • Circular Economy advocates
  • Living Building Challenge Collaborative Members
  • University Estate Managers and Sustainability Officers
  • BIM/GreenBIM/BIMCE advocates
  • Built Environment Students 

Our speakers for the afternoon will include:-

Keynote Speaker
Bridget Jackson, Corporate Sustainability Director, PwC 
The Going Circular Report - Lessons Learnt from PwC's Circular Economy approach towards 100% reuse and recycling.

Professor Peter Hopkinson, Bradford Management School
Introduction to Circular Economy, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Circular Economy MBA at Bradford University 

There will also be an opportunity for a tour of the Re:Centre and Bright Building followed by a Question & Answer session with the panel.

To get involved, join us on 10th February 2016 at the Re:Centre, Bright Building, The University of Bradford 12:30 - 17:00.

Click here to book your place!