Posts tagged with "sustainable growth"
May 02, 2012
On the Dialogues site, Dr. Chris Luebkeman, Director, Global Foresight and Innovation at Arup, posted this piece on the urgent challenges and myriad opportunities found in sustainable cities. He would know – last year, Arup and C40 released a report and infographic on the climate actions being undertaken by the world’s megacities; and both remain committed to delivering the data and analysis that underpins effective climate action planning and measurement.
April 23, 2012
On this year’s April 22, more than one billion people in 190 countries around the globe will participate in the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day. With over 800 million environmental actions registered on the Earth Day Network and world-wide held events, the Earth Day 2012 campaign is designed to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment and provide people with the opportunity to unite their voices in a call for a sustainable future.
February 16, 2012
Yesterday, C40 Cities Chair Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed KPMG International’s “Business Perspective on Sustainable Growth: Preparing for Rio+ 20” Summit. In his address, he lauded the progress PlaNYC, New York City’s sustainability agenda, has made over the past five years to improve the quality of air, water and life in New York. In particular, he emphasized the importance of public-private partnerships in meeting sustainability goals, noting the innovative steps New York has taken together with its real estate industry to improve the energy efficiency of both existing and new buildings – thereby tackling the greatest source of emissions in the city.
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