At the 2018 International Green Building Conference, experts spoke about the changing face of the workplace and how human health and wellness are driving innovation in construction and building management.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus –
Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and other global agreements, governments around the world have committed to tackling the epidemics of tuberculosis and noncommunicable diseases by 2030. But unless governments increase their investments in national health systems, those goals will not be met.
The way that cities are conceived, planned and managed does not always recognise the interconnections between the different systems they run on. But this must change if we are to address future challenges, says Dr Steffen Lehmann.
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.
David Hatch, Citiscope –
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 ...