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Bringing New Life to Fallen Urban Trees

  • Forests
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • economy
  • health
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • wood
A pile of logs in a forest.
  • Forests
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • economy
  • health
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • wood
Insights

Cleaner-Burning Fuels at Kenyan Schools Feed Students and Protect Forests

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Kenya
  • wood
Kenya has lost 9 percent of its forests since 2000. Photo by pxhere
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Kenya
  • wood
Insights

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
Insights
  • Business
  • timber
  • wood
Insights

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Mahogany

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • wood
A twisting branch of mahogany
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • wood
Insights

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Ebony

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • wood
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • wood
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Rosewood

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
Fender P Bass guitar
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Maple

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood
Bigleaf maple forest.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood
Insights

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Koa

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • wood
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • wood
Insights

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Sitka Spruce

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • wood
Worker sands the top of an acoustic guitar.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • wood
Insights

5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Insights

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
Insights

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
Insights

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
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

Leveling the Playing Field for Legal Timber in Brazil

  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • wood
Logging in Mato Grosso, Brasil. Credit: c.alberto/ Flickr
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • wood

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