What is it?

MaRS Discovery District is launching the Mission from MaRS: Better Buildings initiative aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment. Discover how this latest MaRS climate mission will help innovate and decarbonize the world’s most emissions-heavy sectors.

With 2030 climate goals fast approaching, Canada’s buildings urgently need to decarbonize. According to the UN Environment Programme, the buildings and construction sector accounts for 37 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the largest of any industry.

MaRS is hosting the mission launch through a live, free, online event with a national call for venture applications.

Event details

Who should attend?

Climate tech and proptech ventures/entrepreneurs; real estate industry professionals including developers, portfolio owners, facilities managers, construction companies; corporate partners; members of the general public; investors; non-profit organizations; and policymakers.

When is it?

Tuesday, June 25 2024 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where is it?

It’s a virtual event accessible via the click of a button!

What will we cover?

Overview of the Better Buildings mission, program and benefits.

Fireside chat: A discussion on why we need to decarbonize our buildings and the role innovation can play.

Hear from real estate owners and operators on the industry’s challenges and opportunities for action on decarbonizing their asset.

How Much Does It Cost?

It’s free to attend, but spots are limited so register now before we sell out of tickets!


How Do You Claim A Seat?

1. Click on the link below which will take you to the Eventbrite listing.
2. Click to reserve a spot.
3. Provide your contact information and hit submit.


Register now!