30 May 2017 – Highlighting the seriousness of the impact of climate change on the planet and its inhabitants, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for sustained action to meet the global challenge and to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for all.
“The effects of climate change are dangerous 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
Innovation that Moves the World
Olivier Marcil, Vice President, External Relations, Bombardier Inc.
With the rising impact of climate change, the need for eco-efficient solutions has never been stronger. In the transportation sector especially, creating innovative and sustainable mobility solutions has become a business and societal imperative – customers expect it and Read More
Fighting Climate Change Through Innovation: Mobility with Fuel Cells
Dr Helerson Kemmer, Project Director, Corporate Research, Robert Bosch GmbH
In recent years, combatting the rise of pollutant emissions (especially in urban centres) and of global CO2 levels has taken a prominent place on the political agenda. Considerable international efforts have been directed Read More
Beyond Energy Savings:
Stimulating Global Markets and Building Stronger Communities with Intelligent LED Lighting
Charles M. Swoboda, Chief Executive Officer
Technology often promises great advances for mankind, in many cases it fulfills these promises and sometimes it falls short. Then there are those rare technologies that surpass the initial expectations, because the Read More
Sustainability Is not just a Commitment, but an Opportunity
Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil S.p.A.
The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. The area’s natural beauty, which includes Lake Garda and the surrounding mountains, took us on a path that Read More
Reinventing the Data Centre to Ensure Sustainability in a New Era
Jakob Carnemark, Founder and CEO, Aligned Energy
We are in a new era. The Digital Age, characterized by the digital interconnection of people, institutions, and even things. This new era will be as transformative for the world as the Industrial Read More
Milan, Italy (CNN)Former US President Barack Obamapraised his administration's record on climate change Tuesday, just as the Trump administration struggles with an internal rift over whether to pull out of the Paris climate accord.
The Paris Agreement was in part brokered by Obamaand was seen as a major breakthrough after the Read More
Opening Webinar on Paris Agreement and the SDGs with Amina Mohammed
Organized by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action is a 7-episode webinar series that aims to advance knowledge and Read More
Forward-looking businesses are realizing huge cost savings by investing in energy efficiency measures and switching to renewable energy—as well as being able to make and meet ever more ambitious greenhouse gas commitments. Recent trends, such as tumbling renewable energy prices and innovative energy technologies, are driving never-before-seen energy procurement options Read More