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Capitaland Sustainability X Challenge. Can your innovation make buildings more climate-resilient and resource-efficient ?
The buildings and construction sector consumes 36% of the world’s energy and accounts for more than one-third of annual carbon emissions. We must rethink the way we design, build and operate our buildings to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement to keep global temperature rise well below 2°C this century, combatting climate change and ensuring the well-being of building occupants and users. We need collective action from real estate developers, enterprises, government, and society to develop ground-breaking solutions for waste reduction, energy and water efficiency improvements, and healthy and safe buildings.

Enter The Capitaland Sustainability X Challenge 

Do you want to pave the way for sustainability in the built environment ? Have an idea to slash the carbon footprint and water usage of buildings ? Know of ways to give construction-related waste a new lease of life ? 
 
The CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge (CSXC) is calling for proposals across the globe to make buildings more climate-resilient and resource-efficient. The 6 finalists will be mentored by business leaders from CapitaLand and senior leaders from CSXC’s strategic partners, and given access to potential investors through CSXC global partners’ sustainability and innovation platforms. Two winners will each be given an exclusive opportunity to pilot, test and implement your solution with CapitaLand, with the chance to secure up to S$50,000 in project funding. Winners will also have the chance to showcase their innovations to senior global business leaders, investors and policymakers at the annual Ecosperity Week organised by Temasek.
The challenge has four main themes, which are :
Low carbon transition | ChangeMakr Asia
Water conservation & resilience |ChangeMakr Asia
waste management & circular economy |ChangeMakr Asia
Healthy & safe buildings |ChangeMakr Asia
Low Carbon Transition
Water Conservation & Resilience
Waste Management & Circular Economy
Healthy & Safe Buildings
Low carbon transition projects to achieve a significant reduction in energy consumption, and increase adoption of clean energy solutions
Water conservation & resilience projects to reduce potable water usage and find new ways to water management. 
Waste management & circular economy projects to better segregate waste and adopt circularity. 
Healthy & safe building projects to enhance capabilities to monitor, visualise and control indoor air quality.

Why Should You Join The CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge ?

Make quantum leaps in sustainability with one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, CapitaLand. Accelerating sustainability innovation and technology through our first global built environment-focused innovation challenge is one of our pathways to achieve our 2030 Sustainability Master Plan goals. Find out more about CapitaLand 2030 Sustainability Master Plan.

If you have an innovation or technology that can make buildings climate-resilient and resource-efficient from initial design to construction and ongoing operation, the Sustainability X Challenge wants you!

• Open collaboration: Access to both local and global markets with expert mentoring on strategy and approach.
• Launch pilots: Pilot, test and implement innovations within CapitaLand’s buildings located across more than 220 cities in over 30 countries, with project funding of S$50,000 per winner.
• Transform the built environment: Implement forward-looking solutions for shopping malls, offices, serviced residences and other asset classes of CapitaLand globally.
The deadline for submission is extended to 17 February 2021, so submit your proposals today ! The challenge is managed by Eco-Business and supported by NUS Enterprise.
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