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global water crisis

Avoiding ‘Day Zero’: A global water crisis

Darío Soto-Abril and Johannes Cullmann, state the world is facing a global water crisis and share their views on what we can do to avoid ‘Day Zero’.
sustainable housing, energy

Sustainable housing: Achievable goal or financial nightmare?

Alex Oldman, at Civica, looks at where organisations are on their decarbonisation journey and what’s next for housing.
EU's rural areas

European Commission’s long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas

The European Commission's long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas is explored here, with a focus on identifying the challenges and concerns, as well as highlighting the most promising opportunities.
blue bioeconomy

Healthy biodiversity: The key to reaching the blue bioeconomy’s full potential

Nicolas Pade & Sabrina Gaber of the European Marine Resource Centre discuss optimising exploration and exploitation of the blue bioeconomy.
green post covid era

The Green Post COVID Era: Sustainable IT for the future

Walter Heck, CTO at HeleCloud, looks ahead to the Green Post COVID Era and argues that sustainable IT paves the way for a green future.
race on climate

We’re in a race on climate and major cities are leading

Angie Fyfe, Executive Director of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability USA, discusses how thousands of stakeholders are mobilising ahead of COP26.
actionable water information

Actionable water information for local decision-making

GEOGloWS is delivering actionable water information from global models for use in local decision-making, E. James Nelson, Professor at Brigham Young University explains.
net-zero built environment

The public sector can be at the vanguard of a net-zero built environment

Ron Cowley, CEO of the Active Building Centre, ponders how the public sector has a vital role to play in driving the move to the decarbonisation of buildings.
first net-zero city

What will it take to create the first net-zero city?

Nadeem Malik, Country Manager for UK & Ireland at Software AG, presents digital transformation as part of the solution for urban environments to meet sustainability goals and net-zero challenges.
coastal economy

How to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy

Six new research projects have received funding to investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy.
for a greener future

Laying the foundations for a greener future

Nadeem Malik, head of UK & Ireland at Software AG, looks at how organisations can build back better and ensure their technology and processes are fit for a greener future.
business IT

Supporting a more sustainable future for business IT

Carmen Ene, CEO of 3stepIT, explores how businesses can reduce e-waste to create a more sustainable future in the IT sector.
bio-based industries

Sustainable business models for a greener Europe

Open Access Government brings to light the essential role of bio-based industries in Europe, charting the work of Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU).
enterprise architecture and sustainability

Enterprise Architecture and Sustainability: Meeting the UN’s Sustainability Goals

Michael D’Onofrio, CEO of Orbus Software, investigates the vital role of Enterprise Architecture in supporting governments to meet the UN’s sustainability goals.
meeting places

Creating caring meeting places

Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, discusses the right to public access for everyone, and the importance of fostering a sustainable, accessible and inclusive community spirit.
sustainable food manufacturing

Fostering future net-zero with sustainable food manufacturing

James Sopwith, group strategic account director at adi Group, discusses engineering’s part in supporting a smarter, healthier and altogether more sustainable food manufacturing operation.
the Galapagos Islands

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena explain the importance of protecting the Galapagos Islands through interdisciplinary science & sustainable conservation.
c-suite

How can the c-suite walk-the-walk on climate change?

Chris Bowden, Managing Director at Squeaky, outlines how the c-suite can walk-the-walk on climate change and the challenges leaders are facing in the race to net-zero.
side streams

Using industrial side streams in Food, Feed, Cosmetics and Packaging

Prof. Rosalba Lanciotti, University of Bologna, talks about finding new ways to valorise industrial side streams for use in Food, Feed, Cosmetics and Packaging.
kingdom of saudi arabia

Advancing sustainability in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Open Access Government maps the social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainable development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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