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6 Sep 2018

About 3 billion people, or 40 percent of the world’s population, will need new housing by 2030. That will require constructing approximately 21 million new homes every year across the world.

The choices of where and how affordable homes are constructed and maintained can...


17 Oct 2017

The Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities were developed by Robin Chase, Zipcar co-Founder, and a consortium of leading city and transport organizations including: the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, Natural Resources Defense...

Discussion paper

23 Aug 2013

As the world turns digital, many local and global news sources struggle to stay afloat in the highly competitive, fast-paced social media environment. Media companies lack the resources for extensive teams and they no longer control distribution channels. Not only are they up against themselves,...

Research report

9 Aug 2013

This report outlines Australia’s policy framework for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, identifies areas of potential change in the near term, and attempts to evaluate the impact of current policies on Australia’s emissions trajectory to 2020. It assesses Australia’s international commitments, and the major policies of...

Research report

23 Sep 2010

Produced in collaboration with the World Resources Institute , this report provides a snapshot of ecolabel transparency, including the results of a survey of 340 ecolabels from 42 countries, conducted between 2009 and 2010.

In November 2009 over 340 ecolabels in 42 countries were...

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2 Apr 2015

To support making walking both accessible and safe, sidewalks / footpaths should be constructed with these eight complementary and interconnected principles in mind.

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