The global commercial real estate industry has reduced energy consumption in several key areas, helping to improve energy use intensity.
Clean water is essential to our health, our communities, and our lives. Yet our water infrastructure – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems, dams and levees – is seriously outdated. In addition, we have degraded much of our essential natural infrastructure – forests, streams,…
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a shared vision to end poverty, rescue the planet and build a prosperous and peaceful world—are gaining global momentum. While progress is being made in many places, action to meet the SDGs is not yet advancing at the speed or scale required.
Armed with screwdrivers and a zeal for change, a growing global movement is urging electronics giants to make devices that last longer and are easier to fix to cut the environmental fallout of the tech boom. From repair cafes to e-waste recyclers, social enterprises are leading a ‘right to repair’ campaign, exploring commercial models to reduce the human and environmental impact of the electronics supply chain and its ever-growing waste.
It takes around 15,000 bricks just to build a house. A K-Briq has only 13 percent the carbon footprint of a regular brick.
Sustainability and resilience are critical considerations when planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the world’s infrastructure….