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March 15, 2018

Upcoming CLF Event – Build Positive: A Call to Action

The Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) is leading a collaborative one-day workshop in New York City on June 20 at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2030. The interactive workshop will present and explore the potential of carbon storing architecture and inspire participants to develop and implement carbon smart design. CLF Director Kate Simonen will co-facilitate the workshop…

January 3, 2018

Embodied Carbon Network – Year in Review

The Embodied Carbon Network (ECN)  – a grassroots initiative launched by CLF in early 2017 with just a handful of members – recently hit its one-year anniversary and now includes over 200 professionals from across the world, representing 76 cities, 11 countries, and 22 US states. The Network recent published its first newsletter, as part of its broader…

July 12, 2017

CLF releases semiannual update highlighting recent work

The CLF recently released its semiannual update to stakeholders, highlighting current research and education milestones, and announcing upcoming initiatives and presentations. The update focuses on CLF’s sustained effort to collaborate with organizations and individuals across the world on a number of projects and initiatives, which include building the largest known database of building embodied carbon,…

June 21, 2017

CLF call for sponsors

The University of Washington’s Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) is currently accepting sponsor applications to support and join its community of manufacturers, designers, builders, LCA professionals and academics working together to reduce the impact of embodied carbon emissions. The CLF sponsorship program includes different membership levels, providing an opportunity for all representatives to guide and leverage research focused…

New network launched by CLF attracts over 100 people committed to embodied carbon reduction

The Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) recently launched the Embodied Carbon Network, an initiative to support the design and construction of a carbon neutral built environment by 2050. Kate Simonen (University of Washington) and Erin McDade (Architecture 2030) formed the Network in order to connect professionals and students working toward reducing embodied carbon – emissions that…