Fernando is the Chief Operations Officer of WRI México, responsible for overseeing all internal functions, planning and corporate strategy, human resources, risk management, information systems, facilities, sustainability, accounting, governance and compliance with contracts, and metrics to...
- Chief Operations Officer, WRI MéxicoMexico
- CEO, WRI MéxicoMexico
Adriana Lobo is the executive director of WRI Mexico. During the 14 years since its inauguration, WRI Mexico (formerly called CTS EMBARQ Mexico) has promoted an impact toward sustainable cities, and has now added the...
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
On June 17, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Sustentabilidad para México (SUMe) organized the second annual Greenbuild Mexico International Conference in Mexico City, engaging more than 500 industry leaders and interested parties.
Many cities are experiencing a decline in access to jobs, services and people due to a confluence of two trends: rapid urbanization and motorization. Lack of access afflicts both low-income communities scattered throughout the city and low- to medium-income people living in suburbs and...
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LEIPZIG, Germany (May 23, 2019) — As more people move to cities, congested roads, expensive commutes, and lack of reliable transport options are disrupting urban economies and affecting quality of life.
This case study in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” tells the story of the Via RecreActiva – a ciclovía, or bike path, in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. More than 60 kilometers of streets are closed every...
On February 15, the open call for applications to TheCityFix Labs México came to a close, attracting over 130 applications from local municipalities, companies and non-profits.
On January 28th, WRI México convened experts to discuss how to catalyze the financing of green urban infrastructure within the framework of TheCityFix Labs México.
Urban areas are expected to triple in size between 2000 and 2030. Unmanaged urban expansion increases the costs of service provision, deepens spatial inequities, and imposes heavy economic and environmental burdens. New analysis on 499 cities’ urban expansion confirm the challenge of rapid...