Virtual Launch – Built by Nature

Date: Wednesday 27th October   Time: 12:00-14:30   Location:

Please join the virtual launch of Built by Nature, a new industry transformation network and accelerator fund with a vision for their built environment to work in unison with nature. 

Funded by Laudes Foundation, Built by Nature’s mission is to accelerate the timber building transformation – radically reducing embodied carbon in construction; safely storing carbon in our buildings for generations, and sequestering carbon by championing forest stewardship and regeneration.


Welcome and introduction to Built by Nature, Donald Brenninkmeijer, Chair, Built by Nature
Joining the journey, Leslie Johnston, CEO, Laudes Foundation

Roundtable discussion: Innovating and collaborating to drive the timber building transformation

  • Chair: James Drinkwater, Head of Built Environment, Laudes Foundation
  • Hubert Rhomberg, CEO, Rhomberg Group and Founder, CREE Buildings
  • Neil Martin, CEO Europe, Lendlease
  • Kirsten Dunlop, CEO, Climate-KIC

Roundtable discussion: Regeneration – unpicking the science and practice of working in unison with nature

  • Chair: James Drinkwater, Head of Built Environment, Laudes Foundation
  • Professor John Schellnhuber, Founder, Bauhaus der Erde
  • Marc Palahí, Director, European Forest Institute
  • Annica Bresky, President and CEO, Stora Enso

Introducing the Built by Nature Accelerator Fund

Closing remarks

Key details:

  • Date: Wednesday 27th October
  • Timings: 12:00-13:30 BST (13:00-14:30 CEST)
  • Location: Online


Registration is free but booking is essential 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (via Built by Nature)

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