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COMMITTING

TO NET ZERO

The mission of the SE 2050 Commitment is to support the SE 2050 Challenge and transform the practice of structural engineering in a way that is holistic, firm-wide, project based, and data-driven. By prioritizing reduction of embodied carbon, through the use of less and/or less impactful structural materials, participating firms can more easily work toward net zero embodied carbon structural systems by 2050.




    SEI

    On December 16, 2019 the Board of Governors of SEI unanimously voted to support the development of the SE 2050 Commitment Program:

    “We, the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), support the vision and ambition of the SE 2050 Challenge. We, as a leading structural engineering organization in the United States, recognize the need for coordinated action across our profession to achieve the globally stated goal of net zero carbon by 2050.”

    Commitment Highlights
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    Firm Committments
    Project Submitted for Tracking
    ECAPs Received
    SPEAKING OUT FOR CHANGE
    Voicing Our Support
    "Reduction in embodied carbon in our built environment has risen to the top of structural engineering agendas globally. I applaud and endorse the goals of the SE 2050 Embodied Carbon Challenge."
    Glenn-Bell
    Glenn Bell, PE
    Past President, Structural Enginnering Institute (SEI)
    "The Carbon Leadership Forum is thrilled that SEI accepted the vision of our Structural Engineer's 2050 Embodied Carbon Challenge. Industry leadership like this is critical to ensure we work together with collective action for greatest impact."
    Kate-Simonen
    Kate Simonen, AIA, SE
    Director, Carbon Leadership Forum
    "Its incumbent on the structural engineering profession to recognize the role the structural engineer plays in embodied carbon reductions. We are excited to join the developing SE 2050 Commitment Program along with other firms to collectively find ways to reduce embodied carbon of our structural systems."
    bill-lovallo
    Bill Lovallo, PE
    Chairman, LeMessurier
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