How can technology help cities grow revenue, improve quality of life, and attract more investors? A new report explores the many benefits — and potential missteps — that city leaders face when they implement the latest digital advancements.
Citing an infrastructure project that rendered all of New York city as a Wi-Fi hotspot, the World Economic Forum says public-private partnerships are key to implementing the United Nations’ goals to improve life in cities around the world.
These are challenging times, with threats such as climate change, conflict, soil depletion and inequality on the rise. Not only do businesses have a key role in solving these challenges, they can unlock major opportunities by doing so, finds the Global Opportunities Report.
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The existing 'take-make-dispose' model of production and consumption is untenable. To halt the downward spiral of waste generation, it's time to rethink and redesign how we consume for a circular economy, says Aurecon's Tim Plenderleith.
Charlotte Pearson –
One of the most significant questions surrounding the Sustainable Development Goals today is how to secure the necessary financial resources; unlocking private sector financing is key, says SustainAbility consultant Charlotte Pearson.
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Will 2017 see international momentum on climate action, more plant-based foods, or the renaissance of fossil fuel? Here are six major storylines to pay attention to this year, according to WRI.
If Donald Trump is really intent on stopping the decline of coal caused by renewables and natural gas, he will fail while making China great again, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources CEO Assaad Razzouk.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting, writes James Cook University's Bill Laurance.
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 ...
Renewable Energy is central to sustainable economic development; it moderates growth of energy demand contributes towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly lowers dependency on oil. Renewable Energy ...
Report 3000: The Global Environmental Market is 2012's comprehensive update of Environmental Business International's research on global environmental markets. Based on 18 years of accumulated research, revenue analysis of more ...
EBJ's annual analysis of the state of Corporate Sustainability and the Sustainability Consulting business in 2013 features estimates of market size, and marketshare by key service providers. Trends in market ...