Intro to BECD, the Directory for Product Embodied Carbon Information Manufacturer Demonstration

23 May 2024, Online Webinar

23rd May - 14:00 - 15:00

Join us for an overview and live demonstration of the Built Environment Carbon Database, the free directory for product embodied carbon information. This webinar is suited to ALL BEAMA members who are interested in hearing about or hosting their embodied carbon information on a free platform utilised by industry.

The Built Environment Carbon Database (BECD) is a collaboration across the market and government, including RICS, BRE, CIBSE, RIBA, AECOM and more.

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Webinar Agenda:

  • Introduction (5 minutes)
    • Get acquainted with the speakers and the BECD journey.
  • Presentation (30 minutes)
    • Learn about the core function of the BECD as we its inception, functionality, and future development prospects. View a live demonstration and learn how to navigate the platform and add your products to the library.
  • Q&A (20 minutes)
    • Your chance to engage directly with the BECD speakers and ask questions or share your insight.

BECD Webinar Speakers

  • Fabrizio Varriale, Place & Space Analyst at RICS
  • James Fiske, CEO of BCIS

Discussion are also taking place with a representative from DESNZ to join the webinar.


Who Should Attend?

NOTE: this is a member only event

  • Members with ECO Portal EPDs, which are automatically  pulled from the portal into the database.
  • Those interested in adding their own embodied carbon information into the free directory or learning more about this growing platform and its potential benefits.
  • Members with data in the TM65 Assessment database, with the BECD and CIBSE having conversations about integration.

Although the database is currently building focussed, they are looking to expand the scope in the future to include infrastructure, including electricity networks. The BECD would be interested to hear from any ENI member on the suitability of the database for their sector.


Why Attend?

  • Discover the rationale behind BECD's creation and how it is being used.
  • Gain practical insights through a live demonstration of the platform's features.
  • Participate in shaping the future of the directory by sharing your feedback and suggestions of further embodied carbon databases or initiatives the BECD could interact with, for example, PEPs.
  • Learn about the free process of submitting your data and accessing valuable information.

Attendees are encouraged to share their thoughts and suggestions on how the database can further evolve to meet their needs.


Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation and learn more about the BECD and its future.

Want to learn more about this webinar? Contact [email protected].