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  1. The Executive’s Guide to Global Climate Change: IHS
    The Executive’s Guide to Global Climate Change: IHS 20 Apr 2013

    Global climate change is a phenomenon that is creating unprecedented business challenges that are being felt from the production floor to the boardroom. Growing interest in corporate eco-efficiency by both consumers and investors is creating new business opportunities.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. 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
  3. Storage efficiencies that unlock green savings: HP
    Storage efficiencies that unlock green savings: HP 16 Apr 2013

    Many factors are causing IT organizations to look at their environmental scorecards. The rising worldwide demand for power, inherent complications of power creation and usage, the ongoing debate about global warming, and steady demand for more IT services at less cost are driving more focus on green IT.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Perspectives from the Sustainable Development Frontier: The Regeneration Roadmap
    Perspectives from the Sustainable Development Frontier: The Regeneration Roadmap 12 Apr 2013

    The current economic uncertainty, societal discontent and environmental inflection points coincide with the 20th anniversary of the United Nations’ Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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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