Reliability matters: Achieving affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 On the first UN International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, we recognize that achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) – affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 – needs to go beyond just distribution of clean cooking solutions. Focusing on the reliability of clean cooking solutions might be a key missing factor in clean energy progress.
It may be more difficult to attain the zero hunger goal by 2030 due to the coronavirus pandemic but the government remains committed to sustain food security in the country, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
Humanity faces a series of complex, interconnected sustainability challenges (e.g., climate change, racial and socioeconomic inequities, resource depletion and degradation). Tackling these challenges and achieving sustainability are the defining issues of our era; the consequences of not achieving sustainability are certainly catastrophic. Higher education has the opportunity and the responsibility of leading efforts to address these challenges and create a sustainable future.
Our smart mobility solutions combine energy-conserving technology with optimal safety, reliability and cost efficiency. Pushing ever further, we focus on developing environmentally friendly products that stand the test of time by operating efficiently for decades to come.
Hear about how Ozinga capitalized on the sustainable building market with low-carbon concrete in our upcoming webinar. Save your seat now!
The Avery Dennison Foundation Through the Avery Dennison Foundation, we advance the causes of education, sustainability, and women’s empowerment in communities where Avery Dennison employees live and work. Much of the Foundation’s investment is driven by Avery Dennison employees, who also donate their time and expertise, extending their spirit of invention and innovation to help solve local problems and serve their neighbors in need.
Eventbrite – Fed Square presents ‘Watson’ A Sustainable Screening for Sea Shepherd – Monday, 14 September 2020 – Find event and registration information.
Corrosion Failures features thought leaders from government, oil & gas, and pipeline industries. Unique to this seminar, subject matter experts will present a holistic view of how their organizations address corrosion failures from a high-level standpoint, before drilling down to how their…
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Ageing population, emerging technologies and fiscal sustainability can influence EU’s path to sustainable future
Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…
Strategic investments in sustainable tourism are essential to ensure a safe recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and to deliver on the commitments of the EU Green Deal. Sustainable and active holidays Cycle tourism is one of the most sustainable and healthy holiday options that exists.
Luxurious houses that consolidate eco-accommodating, green arrangements are the most recent pattern in naturally cognizant, extravagance homes nowadays. The period of show houses that parade their vitality utilization and larger than average highlights is a distant memory as more property holders consistently become mindful of their carbon impression. The present purchasers need the solace of extravagance houses yet lean toward highlights that will limit their carbon impression and make their vitality utilize more affordable and more supportable. It’s an arrival to an autonomous soul that mirrors the significance of safeguarding our characteristic assets without settling on the nature of our living spaces.
Why Sustainable Data Center Cooling Is The Need Of The Hour in 2020 | Data center, Sustainability, Green technology
By replacing outdated cooling systems and switching to clean energy, data centers create a difference to the environment and also improve their efficiency.
After the United Nations adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all, researchers and policy makers highlighted the importance of targeted investment in science, technology, and innovation (STI) to make tangible progress.
Eventbrite – Sustainable Contra Costa presents 12th Annual Sustainability Awards Presentation – Thursday, September 17, 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
Organic Sustainable Protein – Whatever, its really good! Squirrel hunting coming up Sept 19,2020 : Hunting
Squirrel hunting may offer one of the best opportunities for the beginning hunter. For others, it’s a reminder of their earliest hunting memories. And at the World Champion Squirrel Cook-off in Bentonville, squirrel cuisine is reaching new culinary heights.
As the world anticipates the climate policies that will unfold following the 2015 Paris Agreement and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more countries are likely to include nuclear power in their national energy mixes.
An environmentally sustainable community, near Hazelmere, 16 kilometres from Perth’s CBD, Bushmead is perfect for those longing for a tree change but still within reach of life’s modern conveniences. Designed with sustainable living in mind, Bushmead comprises a selection of carefully-designed bush front blocks to build the home of your dreams, surrounded by 185 hectares of retained bushland, parks and recreational reserves.
News Dutch operator KPN announced plans to start in September start a trial of fibre-optic network made from 90 percent recycled plastic. Only 10 percent would be made from new plastic, to manufacture the duct for the cable. The innovation is developed in collaboration with Allinq, Van Gelder Telecom, Prysmian Group and VolkerWessels Telecom.
Whether your dream is to run a glitzy mega-resort, like the $5 billion Heart of Europe property in Dubai due to accommodate 16,000 tourists, or the Pikaia Lodge carbon-neutral property in Ecuador that relies on alternative energy sources with an outstanding social responsibility program, or a chain brand in a European capital city – you’ll need to know about sustainability. Why?
The impact of plant breeding and modern agricultural practices is reflected in soil health – and it isn’t looking good. In fact, scientists fear that an underground crisis threatens to undermine food production in the near future. Jos Raaijmakers, a microbiologist from the Netherlands Institute of Ecology suggests that the solution to this looming food and agricultural crisis can be gleaned from understanding ancient plant traits that had been lost through millennia of breeding.
Lopez Island Farm Education (LIFE) encourages K-12 students to learn appreciation for nature, nutrition, community, land stewardship and the environment. Students engage in experiential learning to gain knowledge in geography, history, literature, math, social studies, and music, using food as a unifying principle. The students gain experiential learning through the various gardens, orchards, and hoop houses on campus and use the food they have grown to prepare meals for the school cafeteria through culinary arts classes.
Your vegetables are fresh and crispy because of it. Tomatoes and berries reach your kitchen without being squashed because of it. And nearly everything you buy is sold with some type of packaging that protects what’s inside.
Returns on Sustainability Investments: NYU Center for Sustainable Business Tickets, Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Eventbrite – Net Impact NYC Professional Chapter presents Returns on Sustainability Investments: NYU Center for Sustainable Business – Thursday, September 10, 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
ArcelorMittal in Luxembourg just published its sustainable development report, it covers its actions carried out as part of its CSR strategy and shows its progress during 2019. It is in a particular context which gives full meaning to ArcelorMittal Luxembourg’s commitment to the deployment of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy that the experts have gathered and analyzed in recent months all the results obtained for the year 2019 in terms of Sustainable Development.
lily lotus: sportswear brand made of 90% organic cotton. They also work with alternative materials for bamboo and use ecological processes also for the dyes of the prints. sustainable clothes green apple active: eco-friendly week wear, made of high-quality products and bamboo.
The Fairphone 3+ sustainable phone is fairly sourced and uses 37% recycled materials in the device and modules. This phone is easy to repair, too, making it last longer than most. In fact, when an accident happens, you can repair…
A Virtual Step towards Ecological Sustainability : Nudging people to react on their everyday actions through VR experiences
With an attempt to connect ecological sustainability to users in a fun and interactive way that can nudge them into reflection of their everyday actions, this design research project tries to answer the main research question: How might we use immersive experiences in virtual environments to nudge participants into reflection; specifically, on climate change and sustainable behavior?
Lately, shoppers have been faced with more decisions than ever when it comes to clothing and where to buy from, but one of the biggest dilemmas comes from confusion around the language of sustainability. Of course, the information on the label can sometimes be confusing and misleading, and there’s a lot of new language to get your head around. So, here’s a handy guide to help you figure out the difference between ethical and sustainable, and why you absolutely should ask for both from all your fashion purchases.
The state-of-the-art Knox Innovation, Opportunity and Sustainability Centre (KIOSC) is a joint initiative between Swinburne and local secondary schools. Their goal is simple: to inspire and empower students with the skills and knowledge they need for their future careers. The facility provides hands-on learning experiences for secondary school students and professional development sessions for teachers.
In order to achieve the objective of becoming 100 per cent self-sustainable for all its power needs, Indian Railways has decided to set up solar power plants on vacant unused rail land on a mega scale, a decisive step towards going green and achieving the net zero carbon emissions target by 2030.
The Bristol Gulls is a team of four women taking on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020, the world’s toughest rowing race, to raise awareness of ocean pollution and drowning prevention. Lorna, Phoebe, Sarah and Sofia aim to be the first team to complete the race in a boat made in an environmentally-friendly way.
‘Wisdom’ of Guatemala’s indigenous people needed for sustainable development: a UN Resident Coordinator blog
Now more than ever, we must heed the wisdom of indigenous peoples. This wisdom calls upon us to care for the earth so that not only our generation may enjoy it, but that future generations may as well.” This wisdom is passed down to us through stories and spirits.
Headlines include: Sea level rise could bring flooding to inland California — San Diego considers new proposal to bring 50K new residents, 25K new jobs to Kearny Mesa — L.A. City Council will create ‘transparency office’ amid sweeping corruption probe — and more.
UN Live United Nations Web TV – Meetings & Events – Launch of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Report on the Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals
UN Secretary-General António Guterres will join Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and Maria Ramos, until recently CEO of ABSA Group, as Co-Chairs of his Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals…
Shipping Envelopes & Protective Packaging | Industries – Mailer Envelopes, Sustainable Packaging & Cold Packs for Shipping
Many companies need to keep perishable items cold in transit. Some use couriers and worry about a few hours spent baking on a doorstep and others need to keep tissue samples stable while traveling internationally. We help customers achieve their thermal goals while keeping cost and material waste to a minimum.
SUSTAINABLE SOILS ALLIANCE – Reversing the soils crisis for food security, climate change mitigation and flood protection
The SSA has responded to Defra’s Environmental Land Management policy discussion, which closed for submissions on 31 July. We argued for greater recognition and protections for soil health in new, post-Brexit agriculture policy.
Pétition · Promote environmental sustainability by funding of the plantation of more trees and Eco-f
I will be enabled to increase tree coverage with my team all over the world . Being in partnership with environmentalists ,climate activists and wildlife conservatives to reshape the landscape of the universe and Beings’ mindset.
Evanescence launch the video for “Use My Voice,” their new single that “captures the current socio-political zeitgeist of advocacy and activism” (MTV).The visuals follow frontwoman Amy Lee, her ba……
Running throughout the whole September to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Round Britain Your Way invites anyone to run, swim, walk, cycle or create their own challenge to collectively travel the 2,400 miles around the British coastline.
If you are one of Amazon’s 100 million+ customers you have probably received your fair share of unnecessary plastic packaging from the ecommerce giant. From polystyrene packing peanuts to non-recyclable bubble wrap to plastic-wrapped pouches of air, nearly every Amazon order arrives buried in heaps of wasteful single-use plastic packaging.
If we want to put an end to the huge unequality of living chances in the world, in accordance with principles of justice which support the human rights ideology as envisaged by the Millennium Objectives of the UN, is there then enough ecological basis for such a rearrangement of living chances?
Sometimes ‘Visual Thinking’ helps to understand abstract phenomenon like electricity. In just four images electrical fundamentals are explained.
Get the details about the 2020 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a global challenge to tell stories that make a difference.
Hi Jamie, thanks for your time! What do you do? I’ve been a Senior Technician at the Howard Assembly Room, a music venue in Leeds, since 2015, working for the Opera North Company. We have all sorts of musical acts – Folk, World Music, Classical, Classical Indian Music – all kinds of stuff!
This Research Topic has been developed in collaboration with Swetha Peteru, Research Consultant for the Climate Change, Energy & Low-Carbon Development Team, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
Schneider Electric shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Schneider Electric has shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from its Schneider Sustainability Impact, which measures progress towards the company’s sustainability commitments from the period 2018-2020.
As society wrestles with a global pandemic that is having profound impacts, we must stay focused on two long term imperatives: accelerating the climate transition and driving inclusive economic growth. The business case for addressing these themes has never been stronger. It’s why we’ve made a clear commitment to deploy $750 billion in sustainable financing, investing and advisory activity by 2030.
Meat, and particularly beef, has been in the spotlight recently for its contribution to global warming
It’s a fact that methane is a greenhouse gas. But, unlike carbon dioxide which once produced, stays in the atmosphere forever, methane breaks down after around ten years. Levels of methane emissions are comparatively low in the UK with livestock production responsible for 5.7% of the total greenhouse gas emissions . This is much lower than the average global figure of 14% that most often gets quoted in the media but which includes environmentally un-friendly farming systems in countries like Brazil.
Sharjah24: In a bid to enable their young members to utilise their time at home gainfully this summer, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) organised a series of workshops in August to engage Brownies, Guides and Senior Guides in a variety of activities to teach them new crafts, stimulate creativity and…
Towards a sustainable 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: Evaluation of wind energy potential for three football stadiums
This study analyzes the feasibility of satisfying the demand of three Football Stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, using the wind’s kinetic energy. For all three selected locations…
When Style And Sustainability Meet With society becoming increasingly conscious of its responsibility to care for the environment, the eco-friendly movement is finding its way to all aspects of modern life—including fashion trends. Indeed, sustainable fashion is on the rise, as environmentally friendly companies in the fashion industry are incorporating sustainable and recyclable materials into a wide assortment of garments.
Given the complexity of the issues surrounding the concept of sustainable tourism, the current paper tries to provide a unified methodology to assess ……
We are GenuineSpain Turismo Sostenible, the only inbound sustainable tourism tour operator in Spain. We tailor-make your travel experience in our country to suit your needs….
ZTE Corporation said that it has posted its financial results for the first half of 2020. According to the results, for the six months ended 30 June 2020, ZTE reported operating revenue of RMB47.20 billion , 5.8% higher than a year earlier. Net profit attributable to holders of ordinary shares of the listed company reached RMB1.86 billion, an increase of 26.3%, and net profit after extraordinary items attributable to holders of ordinary shares of the listed company amounted to RMB0.9 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 47.4%. Basic earnings per share was RMB0.4.
We’re launching and updating our Sustainable Diets pages throughout September and inviting you to check back regularly to work through the information. There will be: Updates to our One Blue Dot toolkit Exciting webinars, Supporting activities like Recycle Week & British Food Fortnight New projects from our corporate partners, including new resources from our Sustainable Hacks competition winners. Full schedule coming soon. Keep up with the latest updates by following #BDASustainableSeptember on social media, and please use the hashtag to let us know what you’re doing to be sustainable this month!
To take responsibility, you only need to do one thing: ask for TCO Certified Edge, E-waste Compensated in the procurement of new IT products. This way, you contribute to the solution of the e-waste problem and, at the same time, you get products independently verified to all other criteria in TCO…
Leadership experts have said for sustainability of future generations and economic growth, society must seek responsible and visionary…
EK18 Emirates Airlines Expo 2020 Green Sustainability Livery A6-EPU B77W Manchester To Dubai 28/8/20
EK18 Emirates Airlines Expo 2020 Green Sustainability Special Livery A6-EPU Boeing 777-31H ER Manchester MAN To Dubai DXB 28/08/2020
Mukti’s Initiatives towards Building Sustainable Society after Cyclone Amphan and within Pandemic COVID-19 situation
Mukti is a renowned NGO working for the grass hood level people of Sunderban for the Livelihood, education, health and rights. Mukti is also concerned about the environment and climate change and especially the impact of it in Sunderban.
NMI is a strategic consulting, market research and business development company specializing in the health and wellness marketplace. Explore NMI’s proprietary research tools and consumer research reports.
The European Commission have adopted a proposal aimed at improving long-term sustainability of the Baltic Sea fish stocks, whilst providing oppoutuniites to local fisherman that will help improve the EU’s marine ecosystem and work towards EU Green Deal goals.
Sustainability efforts in the fast fashion industry: consumer perception, trust and purchase intention | Emerald Insight
This study aims to test for factors affecting environmental sustainability and purchase intention in the fashion industry. Accordingly, the authors developed a framework that depicts the relationships between perceptions of social responsibility, consumer attitude, trust, purchase intention and perceived consumer effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach An online survey was conducted with an internationally diverse sample of 216 consumers.
Making big lifestyle changes can be out of budget for most college students. The movement to end climate change has become the most pressing topic of our time. It is imperative that each of us join in on the fight to curb climate change, and a lot of that entails living sustainably. But what does it mean to live sustainably?
Welcome to the Global Opportunity Explorer, the world’s largest collection of vetted and verified sustainable solutions. New solutions are added every day.
Micromachines | Special Issue : Sustainable and Reconfigurable Machines for Mini and Micro-Applications
The need for performances improvement and systems optimization remains an urgency in a wide variety of industrial and scientific fields. This need increases especially in mini and micro applications, in which high precisions and accuracies are required, and the instrumental obsolescence can negatively influence the system performance.
An investment of over €234 million from the Cohesion Fund will go to upgrade almost 117km of the Skawina-Zakopane railway line in Southern Poland. The project will start to be operational as of 2024.
People often believe that we can overcome the profound environmental and climate crises we face by smart systems, green innovations and more recycling. However, the quest for complex technological solutions, which rely on increasingly exotic and scarce materials, makes this unlikely.
Eventbrite – Connecticut Food System Alliance presents Successful Food Supply Chain Adaptations & Sustainability – Wednesday, September 9, 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
Most electricity is still produced through the burning of fossil fuels and is responsible for 49% of the carbon emitted into the atmosphere. All software, from the applications running on your smartphone to the training of machine learning models running in data centers, consumes electricity in its execution. One of the best ways we can reduce electricity consumption and the subsequent emissions of carbon pollution made by our software is to make our applications more energy efficient.
Lahti is a pioneer in the 360- degree turn towards sustainability transformation. Environmental education and the inclusion of citizens are an important part of the goals of this green city. The regional environment week has been introduced since 1997, and it encourages the companies and residents…
Everyday Sollers: What’s inside e-waste? How much copper is inside an extractor fan? Easy strip down
Just a regular woman taking apart items of e-waste to see what is inside and what copper can be saved.
Interwoven LIVE EVENT – Sustainable Success in 2020: The Power of Community with Black Cowboy Coffee
Black Cowboy Coffee’s genius branding, his community-oriented approach to sustainability, making his product go viral, and why 2020 didn’t faze founder John Otagburuagu.
Electrocatalytic synthesis represents highly tunable and versatile green chemistry approach to carbon dioxide conversion into value-added chemicals, synthesis of industrially-important precursors to pharmaceuticals and plastics, valorization of biomass by-products and wastewater treatment. When powered by renewable energy sources, it can also serve as a chemical storage solution to surplus electricity. The work in this group is focused on the development of efficient and selective electrocatalysts for these sustainable transformations and studies of reaction mechanisms to improve target product yields.
INTERVIEW: ‘Hero of the Planet’ Bill McDonough calls for a rethink of carbon in the circular economy
Bill McDonough pulled no punches. “It’s a very, very serious issue. The science is clear and the signals are seriously scary. Let’s just face it,” he said during an hour-long Zoom meeting from his home in Virginia in the US.
Circle Economy partners with ICLEI to support 10 cities in taking the first steps on their circular economy journey – Circle Economy
Over the next 9 months, ICLEI experts will guide 10 pilot cities in developing circular economy strategies using the Circle City Scan Tool, an online tool developed by Circle Economy to enable local governments and city change agents to identify and prioritise circular opportunities in their city…
Our unique Uganda travel programs cater for adventurous individuals from all walks of life – teachers, students, outdoor enthusiasts, and more. Responsible Tourism Tour programs are not tours but experiences that allow participants to become immersed in the cultures and adventures of distant lands.
The Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Program (SNAP) is a proven solution for sustainable urban renewal that places neighbourhoods at the centre of the implementation framework. TRCA developed SNAP to help municipalities as they implement change-related urban renewal initiatives.
Make A Fashion Statement – We’re not talking about pink cowboy boots. We’re talking about a real statement. State that you’re sick of fast fashion and meaningless consumption. State that you’re ready for ethical and sustainable alternatives. Discover our collection of positive-statement pieces. Sustainable looks with amazing stories behind them. So you can make your fashion statement.
Abandoned prisons in North Carolina are being converted to sustainable farms thanks to Growing Change.
Beyond the buzzwords, this class breaks down the how and why of sustainability in homes. Instructor Alissa Pier, AIA, shows us how old homes are in fact green! Alissa’s presentation talks about sustainability as it relates to materials, community, and quality of life. You’ll learn how old homes can adapt to change and reduce cost of living, and you’ll get a thorough introduction to traditional building materials, good design, and energy efficiency.
When it’s suggested that our food system be comprised of millions of small, organic gardens, there’s almost always someone who says that it isn’t realistic. And they’ll quip something along the lines of, “There’s no way you could feed the world’s growing population with just gardens, let alone organically.” Really? Has anybody told Russia this?
Kenya should earmark adequate resources to support waste recycling in the cities and boost post-COVID-19 recovery through job creation for women and youths, executives said on Thursday. Karin Boomsma, director of the Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya, said that investments in the circular economy will boost Kenya’s green agenda while unleashing opportunities for vulnerable groups affected by COVID-19 disruptions.
Driving for change: the potential for technology to contribute to sustainability Globally, many companies, organizations and governments are driving change in sustainability – especially those in the technology sector. Our 2020 European Technology Index reveals: There is an increasing commitment to addressing environmental issues Companies are self-imposing targets and taking measurable steps to improve.
Role of Higher Education in Localising United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – Times of India
Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Given its primary role as the custodian of ideas and knowledge producer, higher education Institutions can be the change agents to facilitate a more sustainable future.
Shop Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Products online at Ecowrkx which is India’s first Eco-Friendly Marketplace. Ecoworkx provides different kinds of Eco-Friendly and Sustainable products at an affordable cost.
Airlines clearly have a lot on their plates at the moment, but putting a renewed focus on sustainability could serve as a rare bit of positivity for the industry….
Today sustainability, good corporate citizenship and ethical practices are differentiating companies in all sectors, especially manufacturing. As manufacturers respond, reset and renew their way through the global COVID-19 pandemic, they’re focused on ensuring their workforce is safe, secure and collaborating in new ways. They’re also focused on ensuring operations are as cost effective and efficient as possible, and there’s a growing appetite to adopt new, innovative business models.
Perhaps because of increased performance scrutiny, enrollment in virtual schools leveled off in 2016-17, but all bets are off thanks to the pandemic…
UN chief to renew call to India, G20 nations to invest in sustainable transition post-COVID : The Tribune India
United Nations, August 27 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will renew his call to India and other G20 countries to invest in a clean, sustainable transition as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic…
Travel News | The Maldives’ much-loved Gili Lankanfushi will reopen its doors to a secluded and sustainable paradise on Tuesday, 1st September 2020.
Mercedes-Benz Joins The Climate Pledge and Delivers More Than 1,800 Electric Vehicles to Amazon’s Delivery Fleet in Europe | Business Wire
Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced it is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year. Amazon and Mercedes-Benz share a commitment to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and Mercedes-Benz also announced today it has joined The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement goal of 2050.