Date to Care: Sustainability in Design


April 17, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park
1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Dare to care and join IIDA Milwaukee City Center for an evening celebrating Earth Day! Learn from Interface experts how we can help take back our climate, see how sustainable design has impacted our local Urban Ecology Center and plant a seedling to start your sustainable garden and protect our bees. Sustainable refreshments included!

Milwaukee City Center and Interface Present: Climate Take Back CEU


Learning Objectives: 

  • Define embodied carbon and be able to talk about it with suppliers.
  • Give examples from each of the (4) pillars of the framework.
  • Think of specific opportunities for engaging with each of the Climate Take Back pillars. 
  • Understand carbon smart building beyond operational efficiency. 


According to research conducted by Interface and Net Impact, 95% of climate experts believe that it is possible to reverse global warming and 91% of young leaders agree. The reason that both think it is possible is because we have everything we need, and both think the only thing that stands in our way is business as usual. Last year, the most comprehensive guide to reversing global warming was introduced by Paul Hawken entitled Drawdown followed by Bruce King's The New Carbon Architecture. Interface's "Climate Take Back" plan offers an easy-to-understand framework which can be understood, adopted, and implemented by any organization. The research and framework will be provided to all participants. 



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