In Istanbul on November 8, 2018, the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality received two honors from the 2018 Sign of the City Awards.
This case study in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” examines transformative urban change in Kampala, Uganda, by following its sanitation reforms. The research follows the political process that created favorable conditions for the...
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WASHINGTON, DC (September 17, 2018) — WRI Ross Center is committed to accelerating the adoption of more energy-efficient solutions for the transport sector, including electrification of vehicle fleets.
- projectAccelerating the implementation of sustainable urban solutions through new business models
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WASHINGTON, DC (October 17, 2017) — The pace of technology-driven innovation from the private sector in shared transportation services, vehicles and networks is rapid, accelerating and filled with opportunity, as well as risks.
- projectHow the flows of people and vehicles are managed dictates quality of life and access to opportunity for billions of people. And these flows are changing.
NAIROBI, KENYA (June 28, 2017) — Can we have cities that grow sustainably while providing opportunity for all? At a workshop in Nairobi, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities gathered stakeholders from across sub-Saharan Africa to help answer this question.
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.
Sustainable transportation solutions are key factors in ensuring that cities reduce congestion, avoid growth in greenhouse gas emissions and provide access to all the opportunities that cities have to offer. In countries where EMBARQ is currently working, cities are growing in a disconnected and...
Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption and 33 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In order to reduce energy consumption and combat climate change, the Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) consor