Sustainable Development News

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The advantages of using smart technologies to help commercial buildings

Frankie Bryon, Sustainability Surveyor at LSH discusses why smart technologies can help commercial buildings improve on sustainability as well introduce other benefits that include promoting health and wellbeing and enable agile working.
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To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food system

Here, Kathleen Rogers and Dr. Shenggen Fan, discuss their opinion of what needs to change with our food system so humans can survive climate change.
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Open Data in global food security, climate change and the agricultural crisis

André Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN), discusses global food security and what can be done to solve this ongoing, critical issue.
eco-friendly cities

Top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world

We explore the top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world, detailing their initiatives to get there and their future ambitions to ensure they remain pro-green
hobby farms

Why are hobby farms growing in popularity?

Here, we highlight some of the most common reasons people start hobby farms and why you may want to consider starting one of your own.
green consumption

Green Consumption: Big data holds the key to sustainability

Chris Harris, Head of Project Delivery, Softwire, discusses why there needs to be a drive around harnessing and using big data effectively to educate consumers about green consumption.
the green transition

Supporting the green transition: A unique building project in Denmark

Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Senior Advisor at European Green Cities outlines a unique building project, Copenhagen International School (CIS) as an example of supporting the green transition.
healthier oceans

For healthier oceans and seas, we need a good dialogue between policy and science

Monika Stankiewicz, HELCOM Executive Secretary argues that for healthier oceans and seas, we need a good dialogue between policy and science.
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Sustainable shipping into the next decade

Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), looks ahead to the challenges for international shipping as the next decade approaches.
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Children are the basis for sustainable development

Alana Sorokin, Founder of Joseph & Alexander, suggests ideas to make sure the next generation prioritise sustainable development Children are the basis for all dimensions...
hospitality leaders

How can hospitality leaders make a sustainable difference?

Dr Stuart Jauncey, Managing Director of Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, provides insight into how hospitality leaders can make a sustainable difference.
recycling

Majority of UK companies don’t have a recycling policy, report reveals

A new report has quizzed over 700 companies on their recycling habits and found that 90% of UK businesses do not have a recycling policy in place.
fight hunger

Global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way

Commissioner Phil Hogan shares his remarks on World Food Day 2018 at the Civil Dialogue Group Discussion - Global Food Security, Sustainable Development and Relations with Africa on 16th October 2018, where he charts global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way
biosphere

Isle of Wight festival promotes Biosphere Reserve bid

The Isle of Wight's Area of Outstanding Natrual Beauty (AONB) has bidded to become England's third UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
coal mines

Coal Authority highlights green initiatives from Britain’s coal mines

To welcome Green GB Week, the Coal Authority has shown how its award-winning approach to delivering sustainable solutions has come from Britain’s coal mining legacy.
sustainable economy

Creating a greener, cleaner and more sustainable economy across Europe

European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete is at the centre of efforts to develop a long-term plan to create a greener, cleaner and more sustainable economy across the European Union (EU), as this probing analysis from Open Access Government discovers.

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