Mazda - IBM Client Success Video


Source: YouTube 24 October 2014
Mazda - IBM Client Success Video

Mazda Motor Corporation based in Hiroshima, Japan manufactures a diverse line of passenger cars and commercial vehicles as one of...

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IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions...

After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in


Source: Gigaom 23 October 2014
After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in

Tesla was an entirely different company five years ago. Back in the spring of 2009, when Tesla was in a more precarious position than it is today...

6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies


Source: The Guardian 23 October 2014
6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies

It’s time to dispel the myth of the all-powerful chief executives of large corporations. Rather than being in control of their destiny...

Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics


Source: TheEnergyCollective 23 October 2014
Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics

I am in no way an expert on China, but one need not be an expert to understand that China's elite know they are in the midst of a deep crisis...

Is sustainability just about being green?


Source: Bristol Post 23 October 2014
Is sustainability just about being green?

SKANSKA'S commitment to contribute to a more sustainable world is resolute. One of the main focuses for our business is reducing energy use...

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?


Source: Planetizen 22 October 2014
How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?

I recently coauthored a paper for the Mercatus Institute (a think tank operating out of George Mason University) about the prevalence...

IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 22 October 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 22 October 2014
Intelligent Urban Transportation

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities, and the movement of people and goods within them, are critical to the future of citizens and...

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Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie


Source: Sustainable Cities 22 October 2014
Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie

An Indian business think tank has developed a Smart Cities Maturity Model (SCMM) to establish the metrics to be applied to a Future City...

UK hails best ever quarter for electric car sales as demand revs up


Source: BusinessGreen 21 October 2014
UK hails best ever quarter for electric car sales as demand revs up

UK electric car sales are moving into the fast lane, after almost 5,000 vehicles were accredited under a government grant scheme...

From Artisanal to Integrated: How Data Is Remaking the Efficiency Industry


Source: TheEnergyCollective 21 October 2014
From Artisanal to Integrated: How Data Is Remaking the Efficiency Industry

The past few years have seen an abundance of software innovations designed to enhance the efficiency of the built environment...

Can plug-in EVs enhance grid reliability? EPRI and others are betting on it


Source: Smart Grid News 17 October 2014
Can plug-in EVs enhance grid reliability? EPRI and others are betting on it

As we reported in August, EPRI is collaborating with eight car companies and 15 utilities to create a communications architecture.

How car sharing accelerates sustainability


Source: BusinessGreen 17 October 2014
How car sharing accelerates sustainability

Susan Shaheen, the co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center, focuses on furthering behavioral change.

Zurich's a city for people: "You are invited to the city, but your car is not"


Source: TreeHugger 17 October 2014
Zurich's a city for people: "You are invited to the city, but your car is not"

Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, is a gem like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, and it should be studied by other cities.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Why cycling is great for everyone – not just cyclists


Source: The Guardian 16 October 2014
Why cycling is great for everyone – not just cyclists

Mass cycling could save the NHS £17bn in 20 years, cut 500 road deaths a year and reduce smog, says a new study for British Cycling.

Sustainable transport


Source: Vimeo 16 October 2014
Sustainable transport

Transport infrastructure is one of the main contributors to the increase of carbon emissions. But decarbonising the industry is likely to be...

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VERGE SF expo doubles in size, featuring tomorrow’s sustainability technologies


Source: GreenBiz 16 October 2014
VERGE SF expo doubles in size, featuring tomorrow’s sustainability technologies

VERGE SF is the flagship of a global event series, produced by GreenBiz, focussing on how technology accelerates sustainability solutions.

Ten ways to ensure future transport projects are sustainable


Source: The Guardian 15 October 2014
Ten ways to ensure future transport projects are sustainable

What government and the transport sector can do to improve public health and tackle climate change: our expert views.

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