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...

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...

Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears ‘Collapse’


Source: Bloomberg 22 October 2014
Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears ‘Collapse’

Sao Paulo residents were warned by a top government regulator today to brace for more severe water shortages...

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Where is water tech when you need it?


Source: GreenBiz 21 October 2014
Where is water tech when you need it?

There are no shortages of stories on the environmental, social and economic negative impacts of water scarcity and the drought in the U.S...

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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Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors


Source: YouTube 16 October 2014
Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors

IBM can help build a smarter city by using a smart grid and smart sensors for smart energy efficiency.

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Procter & Gamble to Boost Conservation in Water-Stressed Areas


Source: Triple Pundit 15 October 2014
Procter & Gamble to Boost Conservation in Water-Stressed Areas

Procter & Gamble, commonly known as P&G, expanded its sustainability goals to include water conservation and sustainable packaging.

A Portable Faucet To Keep Water Clean


Source: FastCoExist 14 October 2014
A Portable Faucet To Keep Water Clean

In places in the world where there is no running water (and that’s a lot of places) water stored in giant barrels can easily be contaminated by...

The US, South Africa and Australia are turning wastewater into drinking water


Source: The Guardian 14 October 2014
The US, South Africa and Australia are turning wastewater into drinking water

Of all the clean water that our cities consume, roughly half of it flows down our sewers to sewage treatment plants where it is treated and released.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 13 October 2014
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings


Source: Environmental Leader 13 October 2014
DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings

The US Energy Department on Friday issued a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance for new and retrofitted federal buildings.

How to Solve the Looming Water Crisis


Source: Planetizen 13 October 2014
How to Solve the Looming Water Crisis

David Sedlak explains how the deepening obsolescence of our water infrastructure is reaching crisis status.

Students at UEA encouraged to urinate in the shower in water saving campaign


Source: The Independent 11 October 2014
Students at UEA encouraged to urinate in the shower in water saving campaign

Two students at the University of East Anglia have started a campaign called #gowiththeflow encouraging their colleagues on campus to urinate...

China's water dilemma between farming and growing population


Source: The Guardian 10 October 2014
China's water dilemma between farming and growing population

In an increasingly volatile world, China’s economic growth has proved remarkably resilient. While the economies of Europe and America have stalled...

Could you get £200 off your water bill by spotting sewage and pollution?


Source: This Is Money 10 October 2014
Could you get £200 off your water bill by spotting sewage and pollution?

Dog walkers, runners and cyclists are being offered up to £200 off their water bill if they keep on the lookout for pollution...

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.


Source: YouTube 10 October 2014
Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

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Will synthetic biology change the way we farm and eat?


Source: GreenBiz 10 October 2014
Will synthetic biology change the way we farm and eat?

Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world's largest gathering of synthetic biologists...

Ocean acidification will cost global economy $1 trillion by 2100


Source: GreenBiz 10 October 2014
Ocean acidification will cost global economy $1 trillion by 2100

Ocean acidification will cost the world economy more than $1 trillion annually by 2100, according to a U.N. report released this week...

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