London networking event - Urbano Build & UWACTE networking breakfast on Zero Carbon in Construction

The Building Society
55 Whitfield Street
London, W1T 4AH

The Building Society

Urbano Network is London’s leading pan-sector independent business network with over 5,000 Member & Associate Companies, ranging from boutique practices and SMEs, to corporates and PLCs.

Urbano Build is one of our most vibrant business communities with its own programme of regular networking events in London aimed at architects, developers, property investors, designers, interior designers and other professionals associated with the built environment sector to make connections, gather information, create associations and find new business opportunities.

Since Urbano began in 2011, we have had a proud track record of championing opportunities for women, especially in historically male dominated industries and sectors, such as construction and engineering. To develop deeper connections between women in SMEs and larger companies, : UWACTE (Urbano Women In Architecture, Construction, Technology & Engineering*) where women in Urbano member firms can develop and enhance their connections across our network.

Around 50% of an Urbano Build event audience are female, many running their own companies or with senior positions at larger companies. 80% of Urbano speakers are also women and as such this event is an Urbano Build/UWACTE event.


Emily Hamilton is Associate Director - Sustainability at Grosvenor Group. and responsible for the sustainability strategyat Grosvenor Group, the global property and real estate company.

Emily Hamilton

Emily leads the team providing expert advice to colleagues on developing sustainable cities including advising on air quality, carbon, waste, green spaces, biodiversity and climate risk. She also helped set Grosvenor's net zero carbon commitments across its portfolio and chairs Grosvenor's international Sustainability Knowledge, championing sustainability knowledge transfer across the business.

Emily will be looking at how she and her team are transforming Grosvenor's commitments ot reducing carbon and their impact on the environment across the portfolio.

08:30 Registration, coffee & pastries, networking

08:50 Presentation by Emily followed by a facilitated Q&A session

10:00 Networking and further discussion

10:30 Event Finishes


This event is kindly hosted by The Building Society - curated and led by Urbano Member Company Structural and Civil Engineers Elliott Wood. It is a flexible coworking space in central London for the built environment sector. Supported by talks, initiatives and a member network, The Building Society is a place for people of all disciplines and backgrounds to work together, collaborate, debate and lead change. 


Urbano is committed to helping facilitate diversity across our network and this is reflected in the calendar of events we organise, but also the range of attendees we attract. For more details about Urbano Build, and UWACTE - our sister community Urbano Women in Architecture, Construction, Technology & Engineering - visit: Urbano Build & UWACTE

As part of our proactive approach to helping members find new business opportunities, we send out a weekly Tenders & Opportunities Notice gathered from over 100 keywords relevant to our pan-sector membership (Build, Finance, Host, Media, People & Tech). For the latest list, please click here: Tenders @ Urbano

Non-member companies are welcome to book (at non-member rates) and send representatives to up to TWO Urbano events to guage the quality and range of our events, speakers and existing membership. Therefater, we ask each company makes a small contribution to the organisation of such events and the wider network, alongside the benefits membership of London's most dynamic and diverse business networking community offers.

* Membership starts at £25 per month for individuals; £39 per month or £395 annually for companies. For more details on our membership options and benefits, including contact details of everyone you meet, search and free member events, please click here: Urbano Membership

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