Vattenfall, the historic Sweden energy company, is now a full-fledged player in France in the renewable energy market. Urban Chronicles™ offers you the opportunity to learn more about Vattenfall’s zero-carbon strategy and the new energy-related challenges facing the group through our discussions with Henri Reboullet, CEO of Vattenfall France.
In the previous episode of Urban Chronicles™, we met two founding members of IBPC (International Biodiversity and Real Estate Council), Luc Monteil and Pierre Darmet, respectively President and Secretary of IBPC. Having discussed the current situation of global biodiversity as well as the different roles of IBPC on urban biodiversity issues last week, Pierre Darmet
For this edition of the 8th season, two founding members of the International Biodivercity Property Council (IBPC), Luc Monteil, President of IBPC, and Pierre Darmet, Secretary of IBPC, give us their view on what is the current state of global biodiversity, and how does IBPC work to preserve biodiversity. The IBPC contributes to the development
What could be more symptomatic than a week of heat waves never seen in France in June for the closing episode of the season dedicated to climate risk. More than ever, the challenges of climate change are tangible in our cities and territories: adaptation will be essential. On this occasion, Ella Etienne-Denoy, Managing Director and
Interview with Laurent Lesmarie, General Manager of the real estate company S2FIT1 in SNCF ImmobilierGreen Soluce 19 June 2019
This week, Urban Chronicles™ interviewed Laurent Lesmarie, General Manager of the real estate company S2FIT1 at SNCF Immobilier Discover how the real estate management of one of the largest French companies is organised and how the group’s teams integrate the challenges of sustainability and climate change for a management aligned with the State’s objectives in
The concept of circular economy is becoming increasingly important in the construction sector. Opposing the classic linear economy model (extract, produce, consume, throw away), this concept is based on seven main pillars: ecodesign (minimizing environmental impacts from the development of a product), industrial ecology (organization that optimizes the use of resources), economy of functionality, reuse,
Meeting with Sébastien Maire, Chief Officer for Ecological Transition and Resilience at the Paris City HallGreen Soluce 4 June 2019
This edition of Urban Chronicles™ focuses on the resilience strategy of the Paris City Hall. We interviewed Sébastien Maire, General Delegate for Ecological Transition and Resilience at the Paris City Hall. With Sébastien Maire, we discussed how does the City of Paris addresses climate risk and what are the objectives that the City of Paris
Exclusive interview with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC GroupGreen Soluce 27 May 2019
This week in Urban Chronicles™, we discussed with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group, a real estate developer mainly active in the Île-de-France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and the PACA region. OGIC Grands Projets et Innovations implements the Group’s ambitions in terms of sustainability and well-being for large, innovative mixed
Durban and New York, two cities at the forefront of resilience to climate change and natural hazardsGreen Soluce 23 May 2019
Urban areas are directly affected by climate change for which they are partly responsible, contributing 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions (C40, 2016). In order to preserve their heritage and become sustainable, several cities have implemented mitigation actions and strategies to become resilient to climate risk.
For episode 3 of the seventh season of the Urban Chronicles™ devoted to the theme Climate Risk & Real Estate, we interviewed exclusively Guillaume Piton, Director of Ile-de-France Tertiary Promotion within the Icade Group. Together, we discussed the major sustainability issues facing the Group and its strategies for adapting to climate change.