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  1. Smarter Buildings - Using data to drive optimised building performance: IBM
    Smarter Buildings - Using data to drive optimised building performance: IBM 22 Apr 2013

    Commercial buildings utilise more than 42 per cent of all electricity produced, yet waste up to 50 percent of it. Now, more than ever before, we need Smarter Buildings.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  2. Building Sustainability in Hard Times: IHS
    Building Sustainability in Hard Times: IHS 19 Apr 2013

    IT-based solutions play a major role in driving triple bottom line performance, and streamlining daily operations to keep a company’s sustainability house in order.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  3. Why invest in high-performance green buildings?: Schneider
    Why invest in high-performance green buildings?: Schneider 17 Apr 2013

    Utilizing smart building strategies to reduce environmental impact, ensure occupant satisfaction, drive better business outcomes, and maximize asset value. Investments in green buildings can produce measurable financial value.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  4. A Roadmap for Reducing Rooftop Solar Costs by 50%: Solar Freedom Now
    A Roadmap for Reducing Rooftop Solar Costs by 50%: Solar Freedom Now 15 Apr 2013

    Now that rooftop solar is more widespread we can establish a simplified “lowest common denominator” of solar installation standards that will apply to the vast majority of residential rooftop systems.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  5. 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
  6. The Smart City Cornerstone - Urban Efficiency: Schneider
    The Smart City Cornerstone - Urban Efficiency: Schneider 10 Apr 2013

    Every city can become smarter. Smart cities start with smart systems that work for the benefit of both residents and the environment. The cities that succeed in making the transition to ‘smart’ will be those that improve their critical systems by combining a bottom-up, systems-centric approach with a top-down, data-centric one.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  7. The Regulation of District Energy Systems: Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
    The Regulation of District Energy Systems: Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions 9 Apr 2013

    This paper examines nine diverse systems, to elicit the type and level of economic regulation that can encourage financial sustainability while providing customers with reasonably priced energy services.

    Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  8. 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

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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