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Green Economy

Guyana sets global green example


Guyana's government has pledged to invest heavily in renewable sources of power generation over the next five years

Guyana’s President David Granger has made it his mission to set out a green development strategy for the ‘land of many waters’ and... Aug 31, 2016

Government | Sustainability | South America | Guyana



Al Fozan Group

Sustainability and Saudization


Abdullah Al Fozan, Chairman of Al Fozan Group

Sustainable growth and Saudization – the process of providing more high-quality jobs to natives – seen as key to diversification efforts

Jul 13, 2016

Sustainability | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Sustainable Development

Industry leaders at core of Japan’s sustainability drive


Kiyotaka Machida, President & CEO, TMEIC

There is an increasing trend toward environmental sustainability and social responsibility throughout Japan, especially following the 2011 Tohoku disaster,... May 11, 2016

Sustainability | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Sustainability

Environment and climate change at the top of the G20 agenda


Scientists and environmentalists say a global agreement will be critical to prevent a 2C degree rise in temperature by the end of this century.

This year’s meeting of the leaders of the G20 nations in Antalya, Turkey takes place amid a renewed urgency that their discussions be as much... Apr 16, 2016

Sustainability | Europe | Turkey



G20 Tackles Climate Change

Environment and climate change at the top of the G20 agenda


China, the largest emitter of greenhouse gases, aims to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65% by 2030, from 2005 levels, and to increase its use of renewables to 20%

Ahead of the UN’s COP21 conference in Paris, this year’s meeting of the leaders of the G20 nations in Antalya, Turkey, took place on November... Dec 01, 2015

Government | Sustainability | Europe | Turkey


COP21 Paris Climate Conference

Cyprus adds its voice to the COP21 call for action against climate change


From 30 November to 11 December 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris aims to mobilize global action to limit global warming

Already with its own plans for a greener economic future, Cyprus has high hopes for an ambitious, binding agreement at COP21 that will force all countries... Dec 01, 2015

Sustainability | Europe | Cyprus


COP21 Roundtable

Ethiopia, Guyana & Pakistan turn climate change concerns into action


Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (Photo: UNIDO ©CC BY 2.0)

Political leaders from Ethiopia, Guyana and Pakistan discuss their expectations of COP21 with The Worldfolio and what other nations can learn from their... Dec 01, 2015

Sustainability | Asia-Pacific | Africa | South America | Ethiopia | Guyana | Pakistan



More solar and wind sources

Renewables to reduce hydrocarbon use by more than 25% by 2025




While renewables currently only generate 1-2% of the country’s energy, Pakistan is committed to using more solar and wind sources to reduce its... Dec 01, 2015

Energy | Sustainability | Asia-Pacific | Pakistan


Call For Global Carbon Action

Fiji meets climate change challenge head on at COP21


Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, center, at the inauguration of the Wainisavulevu Weir Raising Project on November 3, 2015

PM Frank Bainimarama commits Fiji to a 30% reduction in carbon emissions but demands more commitment from industrial nations as Pacific islands face... Nov 11, 2015

Government | Sustainability | Asia-Pacific | Fiji


US$5 billion landmark deal puts renewable energy potential in the spotlight


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and President and CEO of SkyPower Kerry Adler share a congratulatory moment on SkyPower-IGD’s US$5 billion commitment to build 3,000MW of solar energy projects in Egypt over the next four years

Foreign investors signed an unprecedented level of agreements at the Egypt Economic Development Conference, particularly in the burgeoning renewable... Aug 06, 2015

Energy | Sustainability | Africa | Middle East | Egypt



New energy R&D has global impact

Kazuo Furukawa
Chairman of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

One of the largest institutions in the world for R&D into energy and environmental problems,... Jun 13, 2016


Energy efficient Italy at the forefront of sustainability and renewables

Francesco Sperandini
Chairman & CEO of Gestore dei Servizi Energetici (GSE)

With 1% of its GDP dedicated to the development of renewable energy sources, Italy has achieved... Jun 05, 2016


Local dialogues create ‘win-win situations’ for Israeli developer with U.S. expansion in its sights

Moshe Lahmani
Chairman of Shikun & Binui

Focused on real estate, infrastructure, PPPs, renewable energy and water management, Israel’s... Jan 17, 2016


Biodiversity hotspot sets out environmental action plans and urges global efforts to meet climate challenges

Nicos Kouyialis
Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment for Cyprus

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Nicos Kouyialis... Dec 01, 2015


Renewables and sustainable initiatives to cut energy demand by 30%

Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi
Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

The Worldfolio meets Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council... Jul 16, 2015


Sustainable development in Malta

Mr. Leo Brincat
Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change of the Republic of Malta

The Upper Reach team interviewed Mr. Leo Brincat, Minister for Sustainable Development,... Sep 25, 2014


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