Facilities managers are like orchestra conductors, helping buildings to run at optimum efficiency. As the SMART Facilities Management Solutions Exhibition approaches, Eco-Business examines their role and how sustainability can enhance a building’s assets.
Cities will be front and centre at next year’s high-level review of how the Sustainable Development Goals are implemented so far. Before that, advocates have some ideas about what needs to happen to foster greater implementation of SDG 11.
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Design decisions today can limit the effects of climate change and help promote a low-carbon future that does not rely on fossil fuels, says Lynelle Cameron from Autodesk. Here's what designers and engineers can do.
One of the biggest challenges in making the argument for protecting forests is economic concerns. Timber cultivation could be the key that helps balance these concerns, says The Nature Conservancy's Justin Adams.
Asia's construction industry is booming, but can it do so while driving down greenhouse gas emissions? ClimateWorks Australia's Eli Court shares some ideas for how Asia's building sector can achieve net zero emissions.