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Second meeting with Luc Monteil and Pierre Darmet, President and Secretary of IBPC

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 and Luc Monteil now elaborate on how to accelerate the awareness of real estate stakeholders in favour of biodiversity and what means are available to include biodiversity in their projects.

Green SoluceSecond meeting with Luc Monteil and Pierre Darmet, President and Secretary of IBPC
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First meeting with Luc Monteil and Pierre Darmet, President and Secretary of IBPC

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 of professionals on the theme of biodiversity with the aim of moving from a pioneering movement to a general mobilization of all stakeholders.

During this cross-examination, we discussed the current situation of biodiversity in the world, where one million plans and animal species are threatened with extinction, and IBPC’s roles in urban biodiversity.

Green SoluceFirst meeting with Luc Monteil and Pierre Darmet, President and Secretary of IBPC
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Interview with Ella Etienne-Denoy, CEO and Partner of Green Soluce

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 Partner of Green Soluce, spoke in the Urban Chronicles to give you her expert opinion on emerging risks, existing solutions and the position of the sector’s players, because it is time to act!

Green SoluceInterview with Ella Etienne-Denoy, CEO and Partner of Green Soluce
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Interview with Laurent Lesmarie, General Manager of the real estate company S2FIT1 in SNCF Immobilier

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 this area!

Green SoluceInterview with Laurent Lesmarie, General Manager of the real estate company S2FIT1 in SNCF Immobilier
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The latest trends in circular real estate

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, repair, reuse and finally recycling. Real estate, from design to construction, and operation to deconstruction, is gradually adopting these new sustainable schemes to put the circular economy at the heart of its model.

Green SoluceThe latest trends in circular real estate
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Meeting with Sébastien Maire, Chief Officer for Ecological Transition and Resilience at the Paris City Hall

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 wishes to achieve in terms of climate resilience.

Green SoluceMeeting with Sébastien Maire, Chief Officer for Ecological Transition and Resilience at the Paris City Hall
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Exclusive interview with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group

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 projects, either through techniques or methods implemented.

Green SoluceExclusive interview with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group
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Durban and New York, two cities at the forefront of resilience to climate change and natural hazards

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.

Green SoluceDurban and New York, two cities at the forefront of resilience to climate change and natural hazards
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Meeting with Guillaume Piton, Director Icade Paris Tertiary Promotion

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.

Green SoluceMeeting with Guillaume Piton, Director Icade Paris Tertiary Promotion