Home > Innovation Technology

World Green Building Council to shine a light on building lifecycle as campaign focus for World Green Building Week 2019

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) will use the 10th annual World Green Building Week (23-29 September 2019) to focus on end-to-end carbon emissions created across the building and construction industry, highlighting the need for the sustainable production, design, build, use, deconstruction and reuse of buildings and their materials. Today, buildings and construction

Read More

Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. The report contributes to the international discussion on raising climate action worldwide, ahead of Abu Dhabi’s global preparatory meeting for the United Nations Climate

Read More

Going further, faster: The World Business Council releases its 2018 report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative

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

Net-zero carbon emissions from harder-to-abate sectors is technically and financially possible by mid-century

A new report by the Energy Transitions Commission shows that reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport can be done through ambitious policy, accelerated innovation, and investment, with minimal cost to the global economy. Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and

Read More

Diesel: new data proves that modern diesel cars emit low pollutant emissions on the road

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

Envisioning the future of home – Better homes and better lifestyles for the 21st century

Singapore, 24 October 2018: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has developed a comprehensive research report that envisions the future of home. The research explores the pressures, trends and influences determining how people are experiencing their homes today and what they need and want their homes to do

Read More