Environment

8th Annual SICI 2017,17-18 August 2017, Bangalore

Green building industry will grow by 20 per cent in India in the next three years, mainly on account of environmental regulation and rising demand. According to reports from the USGBC, by 2018, the green building industry in India will grow by 20 per cent driven largely by environmental regulations and demand for healthier neighborhoods. Green buildings are being considered

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Cities, Businesses and Urban Citizens Can Save the Planet from Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE: Cities, Businesses and Urban Citizens Can Save the Planet from Climate Change Research reveals the actions needed in the world’s cities, delivered by mayors, CEO’s and citizens, to make the ambition of Paris Agreement a reality London, UK (01 June 2017) Cities, businesses and urban citizens are today looking to the most comprehensive roadmap available on how they

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CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, PARIS MAYOR HIDALGO ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MAYORS’ FORUM ON URBAN WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT

CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, PARIS MAYOR HIDALGO ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MAYORS’ FORUM ON URBAN WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT Mayors from across the globe to gather in Chicago next spring to discuss the potential of waterfronts on urban development As mayors of major cities worldwide consider how to drive economic opportunity, create new public spaces and find more environmentally sustainable uses for aging infrastructure, they

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C40 AWARDS THE 11 BEST CITIES OF 2016 FOR ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

Mexico City, Mexico (1 December 2016) – Eleven cities were honoured today at an awards ceremony in Mexico City. The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change. Sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies and BYD, the C40 Cities Awards ceremony was held during the C40 Mayors Summit, where more than 40 mayors from around the

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4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management

4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management This Article first appeared on http://www.moneylife.in/article/4-reasons-why-pune-scores-in-waste-management/47515.html Sucheta Dalal 18 July 2016 3 All of India’s metropolises are grappling with problems of pollution, poor air quality, no sewage treatment and inadequate solid waste disposal. We ignore the issues until they suddenly erupt in the form of frequent fires at overused dumping grounds (Mumbai), lakes frothing

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TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning

TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning New Delhi, July 8, 2016: At a national conference on improving climate resilience of our cities held today, TERI recommended the dovetailing of appropriate measures into the national and sub-national planning, such as the town planning schemes and city development plans. It

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai Urban infrastructure plays a critical role in sustaining the resources required for managing a city. It provides critical social and economic services beyond its boundaries. While the location and urban service has to be upgraded with rise in population and change in demographics, the design and development has to with stand climate change

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