Maersk head Søren Skou says more than half of its 200 largest clients are backing technology to reduce pollution, but philanthropist Bill Gates believes the cost of new approaches will have to reduce "dramatically" for mass adoption.
Jules Kortenhorst –
Unless meaningful action is taken to decarbonise traditional hard-to-abate sectors like steel and commercial aviation, we will have little chance of keeping global temperatures at a safe level.
Pamela Coke-Hamilton –
The world has a golden opportunity to build back boldly after the pandemic and put gender equality, social responsibility, and environmental protection at the heart of the recovery.
Yamide Dagnet and Joel Jaeger –
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Covid-19 has spurred unprecedented state intervention, with governments developing and implementing comprehensive recovery strategies. This provides a golden opportunity to entrench environmental protection in our economic systems.
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.