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Every building on the planet must be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2050 to keep global warming below 2°C – New report

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

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Sustainable Business – Konica Minolta

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

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Voith

Sustainable Energy – Voith

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

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IEC

Smart Cities – IEC

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

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Sustainable Agriculture – Ferrero

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

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Renewable energy sources could be cheaper than fossil fuels within 10 years – UN-backed report

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

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B7-Italy: Global Trade, Innovation and Sustainability

  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

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