North American Sustainable Consumption and Production Workshop on Green Building

31 January – 1 February 2011 in Ottawa

The Governments of Canada and the United States as well as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted the North American Sustainable Consumption and Production Workshop on Green Building in Ottawa on 31 January – 1 February 2011.

  • A Workshop Report is available here as a PDF document.
  • The full Minutes of the meeting are available here as a PDF document.

The agenda can be viewed here. Powerpoint presentations from the speakers can be downloaded here. You can also view photos from the workshop here.

The goal was a multi-stakeholder dialogue promoting bi-national collaboration on green building, as an important application of international sustainable consumption and production efforts.

The workshop involved more than 80 experts in green building and sustainability from Canadian and U.S. government, industry and non-government organizations, as well as United Nations representatives.

Four background papers were prepared for the workshop: #1: “Sustainable Consumption and Production” (PDF 888 kb); #2: “Green Building Key Topics” (PDF 184 kb); #3: “Existing Canada – U.S. Collaboration on Green Building” (PDF 324 kb); #4: “UNEP Background Paper on International Processes on Sustainable Consumption and Production” (PDF 123 kb).

For more information, please contact dagmar at oneearthweb (dot) org.

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