Although cities occupy just three per cent of the earth's land cover, they account for 70 per cent of global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. A new partnership seeks to advance building energy efficiency in cities.
A growing list of health conditions including Ebola and Zika has been linked to environmental degradation and pollution, and UNEP executive director Erik Solheim said he is tapping private sector partnerships to help address the issue.
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The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is facing a $1.3 billion budget cut as part of the federal government's savings measures. Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney's Institute for Sustainable Future explore the dire consequences of this.
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Climate change will have a massive impact on how companies and societies operate, but many people are still unaware of the full extent of climate risks. Forum for the Future's Iain Watt breaks this complex issue down for companies.
Businesses in Singapore take note: More shoppers want to spend on brands which make positive contributions to a social or environmental cause. Be An Idea's Anthony Caravello shares how companies can appeal to these conscious consumers.
As countries work towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and solving development problems in a sustainable way, relying on international aid cannot be a long-term solution. Are social enterprises the answer?
The report addresses the challenging question of what conditions are required for structural transformation, driven by technological change, in order to drive sustained growth and inclusiveness, while avoiding environmental degradation.
This year the Sustainable Business Australia 'Smart Business in Action' (SBiA) Summits convened more than 175 sustainability leaders across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to hear speakers talk on business and ...