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New project facilitates collaboration across the energy value chain to decarbonize heating, cooling, power and transport

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. To limit global warming to 1.5°C,

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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

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IEA Flagship Report Urges Government Action to Advance Energy-related SDGs

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued its flagship publication titled, ‘World Energy Outlook 2018’ (WEO 2018), which analyzes global energy trends to 2040 for all fuels, regions and technologies, and outlines possible futures under three scenarios: the Current Policies Scenario, the New Policies Scenario and the Sustainable Development Scenario.

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Copenhagen to Host C40 Mayors Summit 2019 Committed to Bold Action on Climate Change

Danish capital chosen by C40’s Mayoral Steering Committee to host 2019 gathering of mayors committed to bold action on climate change Mayors, CEOs, philanthropists, campaigners, scientists and citizens will convene at landmark Copenhagen summit. Copenhagen, Denmark (19 October 2018) — Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen today announced that the City of Copenhagen will

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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders met in the Hague, Netherlands on 16 October 2018 to launch the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyze a global movement to bring scale

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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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Sustainable Business – KEMET

Economic and Social Responsibility Working Together   Per Loof, Chief Executive Officer, KEMET Electronics In 2010, President Barack Obama signed into federal law The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank requires public companies to disclose whether they source “conflict minerals” – tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold –

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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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