The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched its newest project, New Energy Solutions. By facilitating cross-sectoral collaboration, the project aims to scale up pre-commercial and/or proven low-carbon technologies that are being deployed too slowly across the power, transport, industry and buildings sectors.
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released “Going further, Faster,” its 2018 progress report on the Low-Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact.
LCTPi is a unique, action-oriented program that brings together 235 companies Read More
Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd is calling on businesses and communities to prepare as Business and communities should plan now for climate change Business and communities should plan now for climate change
Writing in the Environment Agency’s Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation report, the Chair of the Environment Agency says Read More
Agri-food actors across the supply chain urgently need to put protective measures in place, whilst making use of trade opportunities and innovative adaptation technologies. That was the key conclusion of a recent Adaptation Committee workshop in Geneva co-hosted by UN Climate Change and the International Trade Centre (ITC).
‘Food security is Read More
Finance required to close electricity and clean cooking access gaps remains dramatically short of what is needed to meet global energy goals by 2030, leaving the world’s most vulnerable people behind, according to a new global report released today by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).
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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) published a report taking stock of SDG implementation and progress in Maghreb countries Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. The report focuses on Goals 2 (zero hunger), 7 (affordable and clean energy), 8 (decent work and economic growth), 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), 13 Read More
New data released today by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) provides evidence that latest-generation diesel cars emit low pollutant emissions on the road. This data was measured in real-driving conditions by the drivers of the various national type approval authorities.
Some 270 new types of diesel cars type-approved against the Read More
A group of Nordic-based CEOs have announced a joint initiative to speed up the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Representatives from the group presented their shared ambitions to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg during the 70th Nordic Council session in Oslo.
The group consists of the CEOs of Read More
Every day around 93% of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children) breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. Tragically, many of them die: WHO estimates that in 2016, 600,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections Read More
The fifth Our Ocean Conference takes place in Bali on 29 and 30 October 2018, hosted by the The Government of the Republic of Indonesia. Our Ocean Conference is focused on generating commitments and taking actions to maintain the sustainability of our oceans. Since 2014, Our Ocean Conference has successfully Read More