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The Philippines Aims to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 70 Percent by 2030

The Philippines is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate and disaster risks (having dropped from first place in 2013), yet it is responsible for only 0.25 percent of global carbon emissions. Climate change negatively affects all vital sectors of the economy, including agriculture, fisheries, energy production, and transportation. The Philippines faces … Continue Reading ››

Corporate Speed Dating: Coupling India’s Smart Cities with Smart Investment for Sustainability

Building off nearly 10 months of extensive public and private sector consultation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began in April to green-light initial projects under the country’s Smart Cities Initiative (SCI). The SCI benchmarks, formulated in response to rapid urban population growth, aim to modernize environmentally sustainable transport, housing, utility, and connectivity services … Continue Reading ››