Urban Chronicles™ met with Flore Jachimowicz, member of the Executive Committee at Icade, in charge of CSR and Innovation. How does Icade combine CSR and innovation within its direction? As a leader in sustainability, what vision is driving the development of the group’s CSR and Innovation strategy? What challenges does Icade face? What changes does
Much of today’s energy and water infrastructure systems come from the industrial revolution era. Their designs responded to the challenges faced by this era. Nowadays, as we try to create more sustainable and resilient cities, these designs are no longer appropriate. In order to reform these infrastructures, architects and designers have started looking into biomimicry.
25 June 2020
In an article published last March in the Financial Times, the writer Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestseller Sapiens, explained that in the face of the global covid-19 crisis “we absolutely need a spirit of international cooperation and trust”. Although, from his point of view, this cooperation needs to take place between states while
17 June 2020
Urban Chronicles™ meets Fabrice Doiteaux, office assets director at SOFIDY. What perspective will the “décret tertiaire” bring to the energy transition strategy? The “décret tertiaire” (or tertiary decree in english) that became effective in France in 2019 requires tertiary buildings to reduce their energy consumption by 40% by 2030 (compared to 2010). How will the
11 June 2020
This week, Urban Chronicles™ has met Olivia Finch, portfolio manager at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. In this interview, Olivia shared with us the results of the report Realising the value of circular economy in real estate, achieved and published in February 2020 by the Foundation and the consultancy firm Arup. What is the business case
This week, find in Urban Chronicles™ an interview with Vincent Mahé, President of AMPERE Gestion and Secretary General of CDC Habitat, in order to present his vision on the upcoming release of the real estate SRI label.
The health crisis has been at the heart of concerns for several months. According to some, this crisis is going to change the world, to make us more resilient, more local, more responsible, more inclusive. Others expect a return to the normalcy they want as soon as possible.
This week, Urban ChroniclesTM has met Professor Dr. Michael Braungart, German chemist, pioneer of the circular economy in the 1970s and one of the two founders of Cradle to Cradle, along with the American architect William McDonough.
This week, find in Urban Chronicles™ Primonial REIM’s vision on the upcoming release of the SRI label for real estate through an interview with Daniel While, Head of Research and Strategy, and Guillaume Regert, Head of Technical Asset Manager.
Urban Chronicles™ by Green Soluce launches a series of interviews and articles dedicated to the circular economy in the face of urban and real estate challenges. This week, meeting (remotely!) with Antoine Desbarrières, President of the certifying body CERQUAL Qualitel Certification and administrator of the Alliance HQE-GBC, a public utility association that federates building and