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Philippines' new Clark Green City promises sustainable living
Eco-Business.com, 5 May 2014 - Joining the growing list of countries boasting eco-cities, the Philippines is set to build Clark Green City which features a ...
More maritime companies pledge to keep shipping green
Singapore - Twenty more maritime companies have pledged to keep shipping in Singapore clean and green. They signed the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge on ...
Developing Countries as Auto Graveyards: The Global Cost of Used Cars
Mexico imports 500,000 used cars from the United States annually, down from 1.2 million in 2006, when a presidential decree went into effect demanding a ...
Green jobs in a low carbon economy
16 May 2013 - The rising unemployment rate....can be mitigated by generating green jobs from the transition to a low carbon economy, to an economy that ...
World’s largest, most eco-friendly ship embarks on maiden voyage
Maersk’s first Triple-E container vessel, which boasts of economy of scale, energy efficiency and environmentally improved capabilities, sets sail from ...
Ford CFO’s sustainability call emphasises greener profit
“We have strategies in place, particularly as we put down all these new facilities in Asia-Pacific, to make sure that we’re also applying a lot of the ...
Making Our Communities More Liveable: Examples from Germany and Scandinavia
An increasing number of community policy makers, planners and residents around the world want their communities —neighborhoods, villages, towns and cities— to ...
Introduction to policies and programs for green jobs
This guide to green jobs has been developed to address some of the new and specific needs for information sharing and general understanding of the complex ...
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Solar-powered plane takes off from Japan for trans-Pacific crossing
Reuters, 30 Jun 2015 - A solar-powered plane took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey round the world, a trans-Pacific crossing expected ...
ILC 2013 - Background notes of the Report V (ILO ROAP, 2013)
The presentation on Background notes of the Report V - "Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs" prepared for the Discussion on Agenda item V of ...
Green tech for growth
Green Tech Malaysia is drawing up a low-carbon city framework outlining the steps needed to grow a green city and to measure its environmental impact
Estimating Green Jobs in Bangladesh
Report of a study assessing the scale and distribution of green employment in Bangladesh, within the UNEP/ILO joint 'Green Jobs Initiative'.
5 ideas every city should steal from Singapore.
CNN, 19 Jun 2015 - Singapore is small, hot and heavily populated but also among the most liveable and economically successful cities in the word. How have they ...
Hai Phong turns green with electric-bus project - News
VietNamNet, 11 Mar 2015 – The Hai Phong City People’s Committee aims to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions caused by vehicles to 8.6 percent by 2020.
Green Economy Scoping Study: Modelling Report of South Africa (SAGEM) - Focus on Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Transport and Energy Sectors
This study assesses potential opportunities and options to promote a green economy in South Africa, with a focus on key economic sectors. The evaluation was ...
Report of the Special session on "Sustaining the future with Green jobs" (ILO, 2011)
The report of the side event on Green jobs at the ILO 15th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) held from 4 to 7 December 2011 in Kyoto, Japan.
ADB to Help Lao PDR’s Vientiane Set up Sustainable Transport System
Asian Development Bank, 16 Mar 2015 - ADB has approved a $35 million loan to help finance a bus rapid transit system and other transport innovations to improve ...
Green Economy: Sustainable Transition in a Changing Arab World
"Green Economy: Sustainable Transition in a Changing Arab World is the fourth of a series of annual reports produced by the Arab Forum for Environment and ...
Green Economy in a Blue World
UNEP - 2012. "Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment ...
Sustainia100 Guide
Gathered from 56 countries spread over six continents, Sustainia100 is a complete guide to innovative and scalable solutions instrumental in creating ...
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action describes a vision for change. Drawing lessons from a series of national dialogues in developing and ...
ADB sounds alarm on climate change
Neil Jerome Morales, The Philippine Star, 04 May 2012 - Time is running out on the fast-growing Asian region to step up and help prevent catastrophic climate ...
Business and governments discuss green economy ahead of Rio+20
A two-day consultation addressed how to best leverage business strengths in innovation, adaptation and implementation to facilitate the transition to a green ...
Businesses scramble to keep up with green product demand
Green businesses are being urged to overhaul their design and supply operations, after a new report by consultancy Accenture revealed that many firms selling ...
Expert warns govt. to mull fuel restriction plan carefully
The Jakarta Post, 23 April 2012 - Energy observer Pri Agung Rakhmanto warned the government to be more careful in mulling its fuel restriction plan. The ...
Population growth, climate change drive need for urban rethink
AlertNet, Amantha Perera, 27 June 2012 - Experts, UN officials and activists spoke of how the world’s bulging urban population will need a bigger share of ...
Rio+20 Dialogues
The Sustainable Development Dialogues, to be held in Riocentro, between June 16 to 19, in the context of the Rio+20 Conference, is an instrument to convene ...
Rio+20 Seminar: Gender Equality is Sustainability
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without equality between women and men. This seminar organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers aims to reaffirm ...
Rio+20 Voluntary Commitments
The Rio+20 Secretariat, together with the UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, has received over 700 Rio+20 voluntary commitments. ...
News
Forests move centre stage in India’s climate plan

Climate News Network, 11 Oct 2015 - India, the world’s third-largest polluter, is planning to balance development with environment protection as it tackles climate change.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Oct 11, 2015 09:14 PM |
Solar-powered plane takes off from Japan for trans-Pacific crossing

Reuters, 30 Jun 2015 - A solar-powered plane took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey round the world, a trans-Pacific crossing expected to be the toughest part of the trip.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Jun 30, 2015 12:31 PM |
5 ideas every city should steal from Singapore.

CNN, 19 Jun 2015 - Singapore is small, hot and heavily populated but also among the most liveable and economically successful cities in the word. How have they done it?

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Jun 19, 2015 12:04 PM |
First Bangkok electric bus route launched.

Eco-Business, 28 May 2015 - King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) and the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) on May 19 introduced an electric bus route that runs between the KMITL campus to the Ladkrabang Airport Link. The pilot program may one day see the prototype replace BMTA buses.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at May 28, 2015 04:13 PM |
Filed under: Transport
ADB to Help Lao PDR’s Vientiane Set up Sustainable Transport System

Asian Development Bank, 16 Mar 2015 - ADB has approved a $35 million loan to help finance a bus rapid transit system and other transport innovations to improve traffic flows in Vientiane, the fast growing capital of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Mar 16, 2015 11:04 AM |
Filed under: Transport
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