Adelaide is a small city with big dreams. Ahead of the Renewable Cities Australia forum, its Lord Mayor Martin Haese shares his plans for establishing Adelaide as the sustainability capital of the world.
Coalition for Urban Transitions, jointly managed by the World Resources Institute and C40, is a new think tank with a mission to advise cities as they take their first steps towards the sustainability path.
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Declaring rivers as “living entities” can help protect them from pollution and make the cities along their banks more livable, says ADB sustainable development expert Sonia Chand Sandhu.
Juzhong Zhuang –
This could very well be the Asian Century, but if and only if the region can overcome old challenges like poverty and resolve issues of the day such as climate change. ADB's deputy chief economist Juzhong Zhuang outlines key problem areas.
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Urban centres can be among the world's most healthy places to live and work – but many are among the least. How healthy they are is powerfully influenced by local government competence, local information, and support for local action.
No place on earth is off limits for the tourism industry nor, unfortunately, the negative impacts it can bring. This year, declared the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the UN, here's how we can steer the tourism industry in a more sustainable direction.
Agent of change, commitment mechanism and sparring partner: These are roles that private operators can take on when it comes to water provision. Olivia Jensen and Jean-Michel Herrewyn explain, in the first of a two-part series.
Some 64 per cent of Asia will be urbanised by 2050 and national governments are joining hands with the private sector to leverage the opportunity for sustainable development, writes Schneider Electric's Tommy Leong.
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.
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...