Resources: DGNB Annual Congress

Annabel Short, Research Fellow with IHRB and Principal at It’s Material gave a keynote talk at the 2024 Annual Congress of DGNB, the German Green Building Council, entitled “Dignity by Design – People at the Heart of Climate Action in the Built Environment”.

Access the presentation here.

Below are the materials mentioned during the talk, for quick reference:

Guidance:Introduction to a just transition in the built environment“, including parallel transition pathways in three areas: the materials supply chain; energy sources and efficiency; and climate resilience.

Guidance: Framework for Dignity in the Built Environment” – a blueprint for action on human rights throughout the built environment lifecycle, aligned with international standards and the Sustainable Development Goals

Report / guidance: Better Buildings: Financing Human Rights-Based Decarbonisation in Europe’s Built Environment” – with recommendations for investors and policy-makers

Report: Dignity by Design – Human Rights and the Built Environment Lifecycle

Research: Building for Today and the Future – Advancing a Just Transition in the Built Environment (with insights from eight cities globally)

Curricula: Forthcoming professional certificate on human rights and the built environment

Innovation map:Building Transformation StoryMap” – Signals of change in the built environment

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