Sustainable Building Materials & Products – Databases and Tools

Date: Thursday 15th September 2022   Time: 12:30-14:00   Location: Online (Zoom)

Event summary

Interest in sustainable building products, in particular nature-based solutions, is higher than ever. Manufacturers are increasingly adopting Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for their products, which provide environmental information in a standardised format using a consistent methodology. However, they do not always allow for easy product comparison.

In addition, ‘greenwashing’ is on the rise with research by the CMA finding that up to 40% of green claims made online could be misleading. How can specifiers cut through the greenwash and make informed product choices?

There are a number of new databases and tools that encourage manufacturers to showcase their products transparently, and allow specifiers to find and compare readily available, accurate product information. In addition, Bioregional is working with the UN Environment Programme on an ambitious project to develop a ‘Global Policy Hub on Sustainable Buildings and Construction Materials’. Join us at this lunchtime webinar to find out more.


Katherine Adams

Katherine Adams

Technical Director
Ankita Dwivedi

Ankita Dwivedi

Founder & CEO
Phanos Hadjikyriakou

Phanos Hadjikyriakou

Co-Founder & CEO
2050 Materials
Stewart Muir

Stewart Muir

Senior Project Manager, Sustainable Products
Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy

Green Building Calculator


12:30 Welcome from the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products – Katherine Adams, Technical Director, ASBP

12:40 Global Policy Hub on Sustainable Buildings and Construction Materials – Stewart Muir, Senior Project Manager, Sustainable Products, Bioregional

13:00 2050 Materials – Phanos Hadjikyriakou, Co-Founder & CEO, 2050 Materials

13:20 Firstplanit and Green Building Calculator – Ankita Dwivedi, Founder & CEO, Firstplanit and Brian Murphy, Creator, Green Building Calculator

13:40 Discussion

14:00 Close

Key information

Date: Thursday 15th September 2022

Time: 12:30 – 14:00

Cost: ASBP members – FREE, registration essential; Member of partner organisation* – £20 + VAT; Non-member/General admittance – £30 + VAT

* ACAN, AECB, Building Performance Network, BWF, CIBSE, Fit for the Future, FIS, Good Homes Alliance, Passivhaus Trust, STBA, The Green Register and Woodknowledge Wales.

Location: Online (Zoom)


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