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WorldGBC spotlights female leader driving Asia Pacific’s sustainable building movement

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) ‘Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards’, showcases the businesses (...)

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[Book] Circular Economy : From Waste Reduction to Value Creation

Due to the challenges of climate change, the collapse of biodiversity and an increase in inequality, it has become necessary (...)

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2 questions to Catherine Papillon, Global Head of Sustainable Development & CSR at BNP Paribas Real Estate

Today, more than half of the world's population lives in cities. Demographic pressure in urban areas will continue to increas (...)

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How cities can add accessible green space in a post-coronavirus world

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments to weigh the benefits of keeping green spaces open against the public health (...)

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Water is the blue gold and the public institutions support innovations in this sector.

WeCo was awarded by the European Commission with the Seal of Excellence and by the French Government with a grant of more (...)

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Where the wild things are: how nature might respond as coronavirus keeps humans indoors

Intriguing things sometimes happen in places deserted by people. Plants creep back, animals return and, slowly, birdsong (...)

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GSA Trends 2019 #8 Nature in the city

In the 2019 edition of the Green Solutions Awards – Districts, there are 15 case studies participating, projects coming from (...)

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Lisbon’s City Finance Lab-backed green participatory budget awarded €5 million for next cycle

Lisbon City Council’s first-ever ‘green’ participatory budget, an initiative supported and managed by South Pole and EIT (...)

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Urban greening can save species, cool warming cities, and make us happy

The current climate and ecological crisis demands a radical redesign of how we live and organise our societies. Yet these (...)

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Global survey finds we’re lacking fresh air and natural light, as we spend less time in nature

The survey of 16,853 adults across 15 countries, across Europe and North America, found that despite 90% of respondents stati (...)

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When cities were Nature's haven: a tale from Bangalore

We tend to think that nature and cities are polar opposites. Yet this is not true. As my research on Bangalore or Bengaluru (...)

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Climate change: trees to the rescue

Bringing nature back into cities can help fight global warming   Fighting climate change is the challenge of the century (...)

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[Urban Chronicles #WellBeingAtWork] #07 - Biodiversity, new tool for well-being at work

As we have seen throughout season 3 of Urban Chronicles™, the layout of spaces influences well-being at work and therefore (...)

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British public want tough action on climate change, says poll

A wide-ranging new poll has found strong support among the British public for much stronger action on climate change. The (...)

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Investors worth $6.7 trillion call for stronger standards on palm oil

A group of leading investors has weighed in on the issue of sustainable palm oil. 91 investors with assets under management (...)