Cities, pivotal habitats for the growing global population, are confronted with new ecological dilemmas like urban heat and biodiversity loss while also becoming increasingly susceptible to natural disasters. Implementing inclusive resilience strategies, such as nature based solutions, regenerative constructions, digital twin technology or green and blue infrastructures, is crucial to mitigate these multifaceted issues. Cross-sector collaborations, which nurture a symbiotic relationship among government entities, private sectors, and civil societies are also essential. In 2024/25, The Klosters Forum will convene global leaders to collaboratively navigate and create opportunities in pioneering resilient urban approaches.
The construction industry plays a significant role in the climate and ecological emergency we are currently facing. In 2022 and 2023 The Klosters Forum successfully convened leaders, thinkers and construction professionals to collaborate on new approaches to designing and reimagining a built environment at one, rather than at odds with, our natural environment.
Biological diversity supports and nurtures all life on earth. Ensuring the regeneration, continuation and health of this infrastructure is one of the most pressing challenges of our time.
In 2020 and 2021, The Klosters Forum successfully convened a select group of key stakeholders to tackle existing and new approaches to move from an extractive and low-cost- driven food system towards one that enables nature to flourish and regenerate.
The over-abundance of plastic is an economic, environmental, human health and aesthetic catastrophe. This multi-dimensional challenge to humanity requires cross sector collaborations, knowledge sharing and support. In 2018 and 2019 The Klosters Forum convened a select group of key stakeholders to work together on these issues.