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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Outcomes
Satellite photo of fires in Indonesia
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes
Aqueduct Water Risk Map
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Green Climate Fund Opens for Business

  • Climate
  • Top Outcome: 2014
A herder in Mongolia
  • Climate
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

China Moves Toward Mandatory Corporate GHG Reporting

  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Smog over Shanghai
  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014

1.5 Million People in 3 Brazilian Cities Gain Access to Quality Transport

  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Bus rapid transit in Brazil
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes
Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the NCE launch event
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

WRI Advances Progress on Sustainable Development Goals

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Water
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Meeting at UN headquarters. (New York, New York)
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Water
  • Top Outcome: 2014

27 Cities in Latin America & China Use New Protocol to Measure GHG Emissions

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Global Forest Landscape Restoration Target Set, National Contributions Announced

  • forest restoration
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Planting in village of Minwhoho, Lekle, Cameroon
  • forest restoration
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Better Bus Systems & Car-free Days Improve Life in India’s Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Raahgiri Day in India
  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Insights

Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • 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

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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