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Roots to recovery | The Travel Foundation sustainable tourism audit

Is Your Recovery Plan Future-Proofed? City Nation Place has teamed up with leading sustainable tourism charity, the Travel Foundation, to offer up to five DMOs expert pro bono support as they develop their COVID-19 recovery plans.

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Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management

MSc, PG Certificate or PG Diploma – this course examines the science, engineering along with the social and political factors behind sustainable energy.

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‘Zombie’ fires are burning the Arctic after smouldering under snow

Unprecedented Arctic fires from last summer appear to have smouldered in the underground peat of the tundra through winter and reignited this month as snow melted…

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Trump extends ban aimed at Huawei, ZTE to May 2021

Asked how the US might choose to retaliate, the President gives no specifics but strikes a threatening tone, saying: ‘There are many things we could do. We could do things. We could cut off the whole relationship.’

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UM Today | Office of Sustainability | UM Sustainability Champions – Celebrating our Sustainability Award Winners

During this time of reflection on the year, we’d like to highlight the efforts of some fabulous UM students, staff and faculty in contributing to the betterment of our campus and community! The foll…

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No Surprise: Sustainability Funds Outperform the Market – Despite COVID-19

The megatrend of 2019 was sustainability. Led by climate activist Greta Thunberg, youth across the world demanded politicians and business owners engage in immediate action on climate and sustainability. Investors followed in droves: According to research by Morningstar, estimated net flows into open-end and exchange-traded sustainable funds that are available to US investors totaled $20.6bn for 2019. This was nearly four times the previous annual record set in 2018.
The megatrend of 2020 so far is coronavirus, and with it a tendency to doubt that sustainability will remain a priority. Locked up in their homes and out of their schools, the youth climate movement has come to a near standstill. “Sustainability pays off only in economically rosy times”, we now hear critics say. “As soon as a crisis hits, priority shifts elsewhere.”
 

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Swiss Student Sustainability Challenge

Young people have a whole host of ideas on issues in our society, whether they relate to social matters such as healthcare and education, the environment or infrastructural issues like public mobility and sustainable building. The Swiss Student Sustainability Challenge focusses on supporting students and young people in developing and implementing their ideas and projects, to help them succeed in their commitment to the good of their community.
Participating students will benefit for free from Individual advice from trained coaches Workshops and seminars Access and training for the Sustainable Innovation Plan on the platform getlaunched Exchange and networking with experienced entrepreneurs The best projects will also be awarded with the PAX Sustainability Awards and win a total of CHF 25,000 in prize money.

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Nature for All – Atlanta on Instagram: “Atlanta is known as the “City in the Forest.” Our trees are iconic and fundamental for our city’s well-being and long-term sustainability.…”

Atlanta is known as the “City in the Forest.” Our trees are iconic and fundamental for our city’s…”…

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This is Apple’s supplier strategy during COVID-19

Apple has detailed the safety changes made to its supply chain in a world impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic.The information was provided in the…

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Launches Inaugural Sustainable Development Bond Impact Report

The World Bank today published its first impact report covering all bond issuances and the entire portfolio of IBRD’s development activities…

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Sustainability Education Programme Topic 4 – Reducing Waste – available now : World Sailing

News and Features from the Official Website for World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport of sailing.

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Sailing beyond corona – investing in a sustainable future for shipping

new reality demands a new approach.Here Asbjørn Halsebakke, Product Manager, Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch, argues that we can’t afford to let the…

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What is a Sustainable Path to Open Access?

Open Access publication models aim to make scientific results accessible to everyone. How will we pay for them?

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How Blockchain can advance the circular economy

There is an abundance of theoretical knowledge on the advantages of new disruptive emerging technologies such as blockchain, but it is much harder to prove the actual benefits in practice. In the next 3 – 6 months, a consortium made up of Circle Economy, Sustainable Finance Lab, Nederland Circulair!