Lives around the globe that were already impacted by the worsening of climate climate change have been further transformed by COVID-19. But what consequences does the pandemic have on climate-related equity and policy planning? Local experts tackled pressing questions regarding this question at a webinar Friday hosted by the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy.
The Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies – RISE Ltd (www.rise.org.cy), with the support of the Municipality of Nicosia and Disy, a software and consulting company located in Karlsruhe, Germany, organized the 34th edition EnviroInfo2020. EnviroInfo is the long standing and established international and interdisciplinary conference series on leading environmental information and communication technologies.
How taxing is it to work across disciplines, and why is this so critical in the area of sustainability research? What are the obstacles to bringing great ideas from the laboratory to commercial use? Join us as McGill’s Audrey Moores and Brian Robinson tackle these questions and more in the third instalment of our four-part webcast series on sustainability.
The EU’s Circular Economy Package is a landmark in creating a more resource-efficient economy. It paves the way to capitalising on Europe’s urban mine, where valuable metals can be recycled from cars, buildings, packaging, e-waste and other applications. €4.3bn Base metals scrap leaves Europe annually 2/3 EU e-waste is not recycled properly.
At the start of the decade, many global leaders lauded impact investing as a panacea to the $2.5 trillion funding gap the world needed to meet the SDGs. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, does it hold the same promise? We spoke to Amit Bouri, CEO and Co-Founder of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) about the power and potential of impact investing throughout and beyond the crisis.
EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) today published its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s innovative leadership in sustainability and demonstrating its commitment to environmental stewardship, social engagement and corporate governance. The report can be found at www.eogresources.com/sustainability.