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  1. How business can tackle deforestation
    How business can tackle deforestation 16 Oct 2014

    In the course of our work advising companies on sustainability strategy, risk and stakeholder relations, deforestation has progressively crept ever larger into view. The urgent imperative to save the world’s forests, the carbon they store and the people and biodiversity they sustain has, depressingly, been overlooked for decades.This Innovation Forum report sponsored by Robertsbridge contains key analysis from stakeholder voices on the issue.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  2. Environmental compliance in shale and gas drilling: KPMG
    Environmental compliance in shale and gas drilling: KPMG 21 Jul 2013

    Water-related issues in shale drilling are leading to growing and complex policy and regulatory challenges and environmental compliance hurdles that could potentially challenge shale gas production expansion and increase operational costs.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  3. Savings Multiplied: Conserving Water and Energy: Johnson Controls
    Savings Multiplied: Conserving Water and Energy: Johnson Controls 16 Apr 2013

    Water and energy are closely intertwined: Conserving one inevitably conserves the other. Similar disciplines drive water and energy savings and help communities, businesses and households operate more sustainably.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  4. Scaling-up Renewable Electricity in BC - Tackling the Institutional and Political Challenges: PICS
    Scaling-up Renewable Electricity in BC - Tackling the Institutional and Political Challenges: PICS 14 Apr 2013

    The challenges British Columbia currently faces with scaling-up renewables are common to virtually all developed countries, and are also emerging in developing countries.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities
  5. Investing in Wastewater Treatment Upgrades - Boosting the Triple Bottom Line: Johnson Controls
    Investing in Wastewater Treatment Upgrades - Boosting the Triple Bottom Line: Johnson Controls 12 Apr 2013

    Projects that improve wastewater treatment infrastructure can, increase efficiency, help the local environment, provide economic benefits, improve reliability of compliance and enhance community quality of life.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  6. The Water White Paper: House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee Vol. 2
    The Water White Paper: House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee Vol. 2 11 Apr 2013

    Defra’s much anticipated White Paper, Water for Life, follows Government-commissioned reviews of water policy and sets out how the Government plans to tackle some of the key challenges facing the water sector.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  7. The Water White Paper: House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee Vol. 1
    The Water White Paper: House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee Vol. 1 11 Apr 2013

    The importance of managing water wisely has come to the forefront of public consciousness during our inquiry, with much of England gripped by severe drought and some areas simultaneously experiencing flooding.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  8. The Challenge of Removing Surface Oil: OSI Environmental
    The Challenge of Removing Surface Oil: OSI Environmental 8 Apr 2013

    Industries as diverse as steel, biodiesel, manufacturing, food processing, trucking service industries, waste-water treatment and utility – all face a simple, common problem: oily water. Many facilities, however, are not equipped to effectively remove oil. Plant efficiency suffers. Even worse, profitability suffers.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  9. Thinking Differently About Water: Dow Water & Process Solutions
    Thinking Differently About Water: Dow Water & Process Solutions 8 Apr 2013

    What is the value of water? It turns out that the answer to that question is not straightforward. Water as a resource is highly complex and filled with contradictions. Water is abundant yet scarce; priceless yet 'free', life-sustaining yet if contaminated, life-threatening.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities
  10. Climate Change Strategy 2012-2013: Nordic Development Fund
    Climate Change Strategy 2012-2013: Nordic Development Fund 30 Jan 2012

    NDF paper outlines their support for the development of climate change strategies in developing countries

    Africa,Asia,Europe,South America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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