The EU’s sustainability illusion

The European Union and its member states were a major driving force behind the negotiations at the United Nations that led to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda to achieve them.  Five years later, the EU’s leadership is needed more than ever before to drive the transition towards a sustainable future and to lead by example.  The EU has the power to pass transformative laws and commands the resources needed to drive the transition.

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Sustainability | Special Issue : Archaeology of Sustainability and Sustainable Archaeology

In the context of archaeological research and practice, the subject of Sustainability has a two-fold implication.  From one side, the archaeological record provides evidence of sustainable practices carried out by ancient communities in different ecological niches around the globe. Adaptations to climatic and environmental variations, strategies for the exploitation and management of natural resources (soil, wood, water, etc.), changes in land use…

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HVS Report – Mixed-use Development – The Most Sustainable Model for Hotels Going Forward – Mandeep S Lamba, Akash Datta and Dipti Mohan

Article – HVS Report – Mixed-use Development – The Most Sustainable Model for Hotels Going Forward – Mandeep S Lamba, Akash Datta and Dipti Mohan – Mixed-use developments are going to be the most sustainable model for hotels going forward as they leverage the best of each asset class, while…

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First USA Women in Sustainability Online Event

Sharing their formidable experiences and thought leadership will be Paula Luu, Director of the Center for the Circular Economy and Anna Bahr Thompson, author of ‘Do Good’, and A Trust Across America 2018 Top Thought Leader in Trust and a top ten 2020 Superbrands Branding Leader, But this is not your ‘usual’ webinar.  This is not a sales pitch, nor is it a sales pitch dressed up as a learning event. 

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Plenary 3: Circular Economy —

The Sustainable Development Goals call upon us to develop an equitable society within the natural boundaries of our planet. Circular economy provides the most encompassing approach to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns (SDG 12). At the same time, it is indispensable in building resilient infrastructures, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation (SDG 9). Circular economy is a crucial contributor to sustainable development and the achievement of the climate goals.

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Construction Resources For a Circular Economy by Zero Waste Scotland | Circular Tayside

Zero Waste Scotland has published a new document that covers some excellent resources for circular construction. Relevant to all construction project stakeholders, organisations and workforces and all project types and all build phases and end of life: RIBA 0 to 7.   It covers national strategy, delivery mechanisms, case studies, implementation tools, training resources and many more!   Check it out here!

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