World’s Largest Platform for Air Quality Data Launched at Tenth World Urban Forum

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), together with UN-Habitat and IQAir, a Swiss air quality technology company, today launched the world’s largest air quality data platform, bringing together real-time air pollution data from over 4,000 contributors, including citizens, communities, governments and the private sector to work towards healthier, more sustainable …

Schneider Electric Launches Go Green in the City 2019

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, launches Go Green in the City 2019, its annual global student contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient and sustainable cities. Now in its ninth year, Go Green in the City is a …

Caribbean Aims to Be World’s First ‘Climate Smart’ Zone

Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson and Olympic Gold Medal Winner Usain Bolt are backing the Caribbean’s ambition to become the world’s first “climate smart” zone. The athlete helped launch the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator in Jamaica yesterday, a coalition of 26 countries and more than 40 private and public sector partners. …

OUR CITIES BOOMERANG CHALLENGE: Can you make a #Loop4Dev? (VIDEO)

Ever notice how cities can really encapsulate many of the things that make life enjoyable? Green spaces to enjoy the outdoors, access to jobs, affordable housing for all, a well-connected public transportation system, access to healthy food, schools for all children, and so on. Some cities achieve this better than …

5 Cities Leading the Charge on Climate Action

The sheer number of people who live in cities now and who are expected to move into them in the coming years is startling. Around two-thirds of the world’s population is predicted to live in an urban area by 2050, which means there are also major financial implications when extreme …

Transforming Transportation 2017, Beyond Commitments: Sustainable Mobility for All

From January 12th to January 13th will be held annual conference Transforming Transportation 2017, Beyond Commitments: Sustainable Mobility for All. Transforming Transportation is an annual conference on sustainable mobility co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute. The theme of this year’s edition is “Beyond Commitments: Sustainable Mobility …