From New York to London, Mexico City to Bangalore, all big cities around the world have an unpleasant common denominator - rush hours, stressful traffic jams, and frequent car accidents that have slowly become the new daily standard of modern living. Not only the collapsing traffic causes frustration and stress, autonomousvehicleclimatechangeCOP24ElonMuskEmissionsgreenhousegassustainable developmentTesla Read More
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System convened the inaugural meeting of an international network of city authorities from many of the world’s leading financial centers, during which network members confirmed their agreement to cooperate on promoting green and sustainable finance in their C40financeG7G7 2018Stephen Nolansustainable developmentunep Read More
UN Climate Change News – Climate change is a grave threat to Africa and any development gains the continent has made, but ambitious action and investment in response could hold tremendous opportunities.
This is the message heard at the High-level session of Africa Climate Week in Nairobi, Kenya, where African policymakers, climate #AfricaCarbonForum#AfricaClimateWeekafricaChruszczowsustainable developmentTalanoa Read More
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 – climate changeG7 SummitKemetparis agreementsustainable development 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 Bombardierclimate changeEnergyG7 Summitparis agreementsustainable development Read More
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today launched the CEO Guide to the SDGs - a new resource aimed at galvanizing engagement from global business leaders in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The CEO Guide to the SDGs sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to environmentSDG'ssustainable developmentUNFCCC Read More
At the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech (COP22), the High-Level Climate Champions, along with many countries, states, regions, cities and companies, have launched a new initiative, the “2050 pathways platform” aimed at supporting those seeking to devise long-term, net zero-greenhouse gas, climate-resilient and sustainable development pathways.
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(Marrakech, 17 November 2016) A shift towards a new era of implementation and action on climate change and sustainable development has been signaled by Heads of State, Heads of Government and Delegations from all over the world through the Marrakech Action Proclamation.
The Proclamation celebrates the unstoppable global momentum on climate Action ProclamationcctneCOP22marrakechSDG'ssustainable developmentUNFCCC Read More
Economist says green development is the only route to global economic growth and points to China leading the world on climate change action.
Clean, green development is the sole route to future global economic growth, according to British economist Lord Nicholas Stern, with a continuation of polluting, high-carbon growth only leading Clean Energyglobal warminggreen developmentinfrastructuresolar powerStern Reportsustainable development Read More