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5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

3 Ways Business Must Use Political Influence to Champion Climate Ambition

  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
Climate leaders lobby for climate action. Flickr/Phil Roeder
  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership

As Apple, Google and Others Promote Renewable Power, What Is the Best Way to Evaluate Corporate Energy Leadership?

  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
Solar panels installed at the Googleplex.
  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • carbon pricing
  • business opportunity
  • United States

ADVISORY: Press Call: The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste with Tesco CEO Dave Lewis

  • business opportunity
  • finance
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • business opportunity
  • finance
  • Food Loss and Waste

Debunking 4 Myths About Sustainable Investing

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • investment
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  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • investment

Microsoft and Local Utility Partner to Green Virginia’s Grid

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electricity
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
Potomac River power plant
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electricity
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank

Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21

Responding to Resource Scarcity: Supply Chain Perspectives

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • Business
Renewable materials offer clear benefits over their conventional counterparts, so why aren't more businesses using them? Photo by Sam Beebe/Flickr
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • Business

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

People-Oriented Cities: 3 Key Elements for Quality Public Transport

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Quality, user-friendly public transport systems provide a viable alternative to the private car and help build livable, accessible cities. Photo Credit: Alejandro Luna/EMBARQ Mexico
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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