ASBP Debate: Embodied carbon; why, how and when?

  • Location: UCL, London
  • Date: 08/04/2014
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm


As part of UKGBC embodied carbon week, ASBP is hosting this lively debate.

6 speakers will address the fundamental questions on embodied carbon; Why, How and When.

The speakers will support the above mentioned motion and three oppose the motion. Each speaker will have 10 minutes to make their points, with five minutes for questions, followed by audience debate and final summary by the speakers. A vote will be taken on the motion at the beginning and at the end.


Philippa Gill, Tishman Speyer

Supporting the motion
Gary Newman, Executive chair, ASBP
Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive, Structural Timber Association
David Mason, Senior Sustainability Manager, Skanska UK PLC

Opposing the motion
Sarah Cary, Sustainable Developments Executive, The British Land Company PLC
John Dowling, Sustainability Manager, British Constructional Steelwork Association
Mark Allen, UK Habitat Technical Manager, Saint-Gobain Delegation UK

ASBP Debate: Embodied carbon; why, how and when?


Cruciform Building B404 - LT2
Gower Street

Next steps

Further details and updates will be posted on ASBP Events - Embodied Carbon Debate 9th April.

For further information about Embodied Carbon Week 2014, visit UKGBC website.

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