Celia Martinez Juez
Celia Martinez Juez
Technical Coordinator, LATAM and Africa. District Energy in Cities Initiative

UN Environment Programme


Celia Martinez is the technical coordinator for Latin America and Africa of the “District Energy in Cities”, an initiative of UN Environment that supports countries and cities in the development of district energy projects. Previously, Celia was the coordinator for Latin America of the “Solar Water Heating” program of the UN Environment. Prior to joining UN Environment, she worked as a project engineer in the sector of conventional power generation and solar power plants.

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Building climate resilience: managing climate and supply chain challenges in Construction

Celia Martinez Juez
Technical Coordinator, LATAM and Africa. District Energy in Cities Initiative,
UN Environment Programme
Jeton Veseli
Founder and CEO,
Koray Goytan
Team Leader,
EBRD Green Economy Financing Facility
Eleni Polychroniadou
Kostas Dimopoulos
Associate, Climate Strategy and Delivery,
Wiam Samir
Co-founder & General Manager,
Maya Hennerkes
Director, Green Financial Systems,

In this session, seasoned experts and SMEs whom are actively pursuing their green business opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sector share their perspectives on the implications physical and transitional climate change risks will have on SMEs

Participants will learn about the business opportunities that lie within sustainability for suppliers and contractors across the construction supply chain, with SMEs learning about action points across hotspots in the industry. Moreover, SMEs themselves will share how implementing a sustainable business model has impacted their enterprise.