water footprint
GreenCSRPlanetWater

Coca-Cola exceeds water replenishment goal

Coca-Cola exceeds water replenishment goal 30 August 2016 Global drinks giant Coca-Cola has exceeded its 2020 target to replenish all the water used in its beverages five years early. The company said it returned an estimated 192 billion litres of water to nature and communities in 2015 through community water …

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ChallengesInternationalUs

US needs White House Climate Change Council to protect lives and economy

The new national Climate Change Council would coordinate and prioritize domestic protection as well as foreign humanitarian and national security-related planning for climate change resilience across cabinet-level federal agencies. read more Powered by WPeMatico

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Environment

The Israeli public says no to fracking

Do people have the right to say no to corporations that come into their communities and create environmental and health risks? In Israel, the public is proving that they do. Powered by WPeMatico

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Universities
Planet

Making Universities A Key Player To Achieve Sustainable Development

By Enrico Giovannini and Giuseppe Novelli The Report “The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies to Foster the Implementation of the Sustainable Development”, recently prepared by a Group of International experts on behalf of the European Commission underlines that science, technology and innovation, together with good governance and a …

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Planet

New report reveals: Business a key activist in turning global risks into opportunities

(Oslo, 26 January 2016) –  From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. Business also …

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Smart City Expo Puebla
ChallengesCírculo Verde en EspañolGreen BuildingMexicoSmart CitiesSmart Cities TechnologySustainable Development

Smart City Expo Puebla

El evento está organizado por Fira Barcelona en colaboración con el Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT); la Secretaría de Energía (SENER); la Secretaría de Economía (SE); la Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB); la Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT); la Secretaría de Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano (SEDATU); Estrategia …

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population
ChallengesPoverty

A Population Explosion Could Destabilize These Countries In The Next 30 Years

Forty nations—many of the world’s poorest—may double or even triple their numbers over the coming decades. The best answer? Contraception education. There’s a stark demographic divide in the world. On one side, countries in Europe, North America, Latin America and East Asia are seeing declining mortality and fertility rates, such …

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ChallengesPovertySustainable Development

Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security

By Anna Lartey The year 2015 presents a unique opportunity for the global development community to build on and strengthen the momentum initiated by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Building on progress made Scheduling the launch of the post-2015 development agenda for September 2015 provides us with the time necessary …

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PlanetPrimary Sectors

Imagine farming that actually heals the earth

by Sami Grover Video screen capture Permaculture Magazine One of the most inspiring recent developments in the discussion about farming has been the shift from talking about “sustainable” agriculture to advocating for “regenerative” agriculture. Instead of seeking to be less bad, say a growing number of farmers and farming experts, the …

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EcoPreneurEnvironmentSustainable Development

Share your idea for how big data can help the environment and score a trip to the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi

© Eye on Earth Summit by Margaret Badore The Eye on Earth Summit aims to harness the power of data and new data gathering technologies to help the environment and support sustainable development. The summit is hosted by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative and the United Nations Environment Programme. …

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