Category archives for: Recycling

Aurecon Report Heralds New Era for Renewables

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has today released a new report analysing the performance of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage system and highlighted that the use of similar fast response systems could significantly improve the reliability, affordability and sustainability of energy across Australia.

World Bank Group Supports Ambitious Climate Action With  $200 Billion  

Washington DC, USA, December 4, 2018 –The World Bank Group today announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current five-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action.

New Calls to Cities and Investors to Deliver Sustainable Finance Growth

November 30, 2018//-Two Calls to Action to step up efforts to close the urban green investment gap by mobilising up to US$ 6 billion from public and private investors – making public funds go further and greener.

New Report: Global Food Systems Are Failing Humanity and Speeding Up Climate Change

November 28, 2018//-With COP24 starting next week – alongside meetings today on food security at the European Commission and FAO/IFPRI in Bangkok – there is now a vitally important opportunity to drive collective action worldwide to transform global food systems and mitigate climate change.

Global Reporting Initiative Appoints Nigerian Sustainability Expert As Board Member

Lagos, Nigeria, November 12, 2018//- Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world’s leading sustainability impact measurement and reporting standards body, based in Amsterdam, has appointed Bekeme Olowola, Founder and Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action, headquartered in Nigeria, as a member of its Board of Directors.

Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa

Libreville, Gabon, November 8, 2018//-Water and Sanitation are among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030.

An Ode to the Ordinary

November 8, 2018//-With the average person spending approximately 2208 hours on the toilet in their lifetime, the ‘water closet’, while ordinary, is inarguably one of the most vital inventions in human history.

Basic Schools Adopt Waste Segregation and Recycling

Accra, Ghana, November 5, 2018//11 basic schools in the James Town, Chorkor, Lartebiokorshie and KorleGonno enclave of the Greater Accra region have adopted an innovative and sustainable recycling initiative dubbed CyClean to assist waste management in their schools.

Aurecon Brings Sustainable Reporting Tools to SMEs

October 22, 2018//-Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has become an Implementation Partner of the Competitive Business Programme of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in South Africa.

Meet 10 of the Young Global Leaders Creating a Sustainable Future

October 19, 2018//-We are at a crossroads in history. The decisions made today are going to have lasting implications for the trajectory and milestones we can achieve by 2020, 2030 or even 2050.

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