Building sector—responsible for 30 per cent of global emissions—has steep climb toward achieving Paris Agreement targets
The building sector, which is responsible for global emissions roughly equivalent to that of China, must operate at “net zero carbon” by 2050 if global warming is to remain under two degrees Celsius, the limit Read More
Enlightened Climate Action Is in Our Common Interest
Harry Verhaar, Head of Global Public & Government Affairs, Philips Lighting
The global climate change agreement reached in Paris at the end of 2015 and ratified at a record speed last year was a major achievement in terms of global diplomacy and as an Read More
Konica Minolta's digital innovation converges with social
Shoei Yamana, President & CEO, Konica Minolta, Inc
Konica Minolta’s Vision is to be a global company that is vital to society. To this end, we undertake business activities that have the potential to deliver new solutions for the environmental and other challenges facing the Read More
Harnessing Hydropower – Amazing Potential helping to Face the World’s Increasing Demand for Energy
Uwe Wehnhardt,Chairman of the Management Board, Voith HydroRenewable energy is undoubtedly the most sustainable answer to the rising energy demands. And hydropower plays a key role in sustainable and environment-friendly power generation from regenerative energies.
Hydropower is the Read More
Towards Sustainable, Smart Communities
Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary and CEO, IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission)
While we are familiar with the notion of Smart Cities and Smart Communities and the myriad of ways in which today’s communities are applying intelligent technology, including collecting, sharing and using data, it is a timely moment to Read More
Ferrero’s Engagement on Cocoa Supply Chain
Aldo Cristiano, Director of Global Procurement Raw Materials and Head of Sustainability, Ferrero
To safeguard the future of the cocoa sector, Ferrero is committed to supporting and improving cocoa farming sustainability through the implementation of the Ferrero Farming Values Cocoa Programme.
The programme's approach is Read More
Over the last 25 years, the UK has been the most successful G7 nation at both growing its economy and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, new research shows.
A report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) found that in the quarter century since the signing of the United Nations Read More
3 April 2017 – A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that even large international corporations are increasingly choosing renewable energy products either from utilities or through direct investment in their own generating capacity.
“[The report] is Read More
MIT energy and climate thought leaders play integral part in discussions at CERAWeek 2017.
In a time of political transition and uncertainty in the U.S. and abroad, questions inevitably arise about the future of the energy sector. How will the shift to a low-carbon economy play out? How much has the Read More
The B7-Italy will focus its recommendations to the G7 Summit of Taormina on two major priorities of the global economic agenda: “Trade Governance” and “Innovation and Sustainability”. Trade governance is losing pace with globalization, protectionist trends are unprecedented in recent history and a feeling of insecurity is leading to the Read More