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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. What’s on Your Sustainability Dashboard?: Dakota Software
    What’s on Your Sustainability Dashboard?: Dakota Software 9 Apr 2013

    If you want a successful EHS and carbon management program, the perspective is simple. To stay ahead you must look ahead… It’s about vision, not hindsight.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  7. 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
  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
  9. Green Gain - Investing in Energy Efficiency: Siemens
    Green Gain - Investing in Energy Efficiency: Siemens 8 Apr 2013

    Whether making individual energy-efficient equipment investments or engaging in a ‘whole facility’ performance contracting arrangement, businesses need an awareness of which key areas of their infrastructure are most susceptible to, and have the greatest payback on, energy-efficiency initiatives.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  10. Crossing the Sustainability Chasm: IBM
    Crossing the Sustainability Chasm: IBM 5 Apr 2013

    The sustainability chasm white paper refers to the gap found between two distinct groups of organizations seeking to achieve their sustainability goals.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy

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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