Cities around the world continue to face challenges like pollution, poverty, inequality, public health, and migration. Instead of merely relying on the national government, they have increasingly taken a frontline position in the fight against climate change.
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Travel has become much more accessible than before, but it has not necessarily become more sustainable. Brendan Canavan shares pointers for making your holiday a better one for the planet.
Inland waterways in India should be aligned with growth in India as it provides opportunities for strengthening local economy as well as connectivity for one of India's most isolated region says Veena Vidyadharan and Prithviraj Nath
New research confirms the importance of urban planning in empowering local governments and communities to manage their own recovery after a humanitarian crisis. Elizabeth Parker argues that humanitarian agencies can support the challenging planning process by sharing knowledge, experience, staff, tools and technology.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
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Uber, the app-based ride-hailing service, releases data that aim to help municipalities make better decisions about infrastructure and public transit needs, but a national transport association says the information is not what is required.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
This report explores the key sustainability management trends that will impact businesses in 2015 and beyond. It builds on detailed Verdantix research into regulations, innovations, competitive dynamics and corporate strategies ...