On 19 November 2015, The Concrete Initiative held its first annual event, Concrete Dialogue 2015, entitled: Citizens at the heart of the sustainably-built environment. This event brought together Members of the European Parliament, European Commission and civil society for a concrete dialogue roundtable to debate issues of relevance to sustainable construction. Furthermore, a new study on the multiplier effect of investment in concrete, as well as a JRC study on sustainability in construction were presented, providing new insights to further stimulate the discussion.
On 26 November 2014, The Concrete Initiative will be organising a networking dinner at the European Parliament in Strasbourg with recently elected MEPs. This event will be kindly hosted by MEP Julie Girling (European Conservatives and Reformists Group, UK) and aims to raise awareness about The Concrete Initiative and it input to the sustainable construction debate.