Ahead of the International Green Building Conference 2016, Eco-Business speaks to smart city expert Karuna Gopal, who has spent the past decade tackling challenges such as balancing growth with competitiveness and sustainability in India.
Professor Lam Khee Poh, the new dean of Singapore's top architecture school, is an early advocate of green buildings. In the run-up to the International Green Building Conference next month, he tells Eco-Business why he wants his students to embrace sustainability in their education and work.
A social policy that raises the quality of life while lowering resources consumption is one factor the Viennese people rank their quality of life so high. Here's how Vienna does it, and why cities should emulate.
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The New Urban Agenda must reinforce three key city assets, says ICLEI secretary general Gino Van Begin: Ambitious leaders, skilled staff, and strong community and stakeholder engagement.
A new report by the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council shows that every dollar invested in reducing emissions in the building sector will offer twice the savings, while also creating jobs and improving the quality of life for people.