Tagged with sustainable development

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

Lynn Wagner explains on the International Institute for Environment and Development SDG Knowledge Hub website about a new platform to help users monitor environmental conditions. It could be useful for you.   Resource Watch Facilitates Data Access and SDG Monitoring The World Resources Institute (WRI) and over 30 partners have released the beta version of … Continue reading

Come On! A master class

Come On! A master class

It is seldom one attends an event where you sit there in total awe. This was a Thought Leadership Forum co-organised by the Club of Rome and the European Policy Centre on April 12th in Brussels. The event was discussing the recent report to the Club of Rome – Come On! Capitalism, short-termism, population and … Continue reading

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: The HERA Group, from local utility to global sustainable development. A unique approach that could change the way utilities do business around the world

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: The HERA Group, from local utility to global sustainable development. A unique approach that could change the way utilities do business around the world

Today I want to bring to the attention of the reader The Hera Group (Gruppo Hera), an Italian multi-utility that with its unique business strategy respects the environment while creating shared value to its customers. The company brings innovation on all fronts, from Circular Economy, Utility 4.0, Smart City, to Customer Experience. Let’s start from … Continue reading

The contribution of indigenous peoples for the development of many technologies

The contribution of indigenous peoples for the development of many technologies

Too often we simply think that our modern societies are responsible for all developments. Jesse Popp, Adjunct professor, Biology at Laurentian University in Canada explains the substantial contribution made by indigenous peoples. This is an important post for all EiD readers.   How Indigenous knowledge advances modern science and technology Throughout history, Indigenous peoples have … Continue reading

Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

What is the environmental cost of producing media? Pietari Kaapa, Associate Professor in Media and Communications at the University of Warwick discusses this question in an important article on The Conversation website.   It’s time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. … Continue reading