The ‘GEF-UNIDO Sustainable Cities: Integrated Approach Pilot’ integrates sustainability strategies into urban planning and management. Its goal is to create a favourable environment for investment in infrastructure and services.
Inefficient use of air-conditioning in Southeast Asia is laying the ground for an environmental crisis, but its people are unaware of the threat cooling is posing to national development and the environment, finds a new Eco-Business whitepaper.
Priyanka Mohanty –
China and India will account for 34 per cent of the world’s population and 32 per cent of its primary energy demand by 2030. The two countries' decisions on sustainable development will have ramifications for the future of the planet, writes WRI's Priyanka Mohanty.
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A new global alliance to phase out coal usage by 2030 is another major step forward for global climate action, but can it overcome the existing barriers to more low-carbon electricity production?
European Climate Foundation chief and former French climate ambassador Laurence Tubiana calls for higher ambition from the global community in order to meet the goals and targets of the Paris Agreement.
Ping Manongdo –
It has been said that the fight against climate change will be won in cities. In this video by C40, mayors of the world’s mega cities share what they are doing to address the most pressing climate threats.
Vaidehi Shah –
The Singapore government on Saturday launched its masterplan for sustainable development, dedicating $1.5 billion to initiatives such as scaling up public transport, growing solar adoption, and moving towards zero waste.
Vaidehi Shah –
The CDL Green Gallery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Museum is the first zero-energy gallery in Singapore. Eco-Business profiles the cutting-edge technologies that have helped achieve this.
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...