• City Experts Unlock Urban Challenges in Bengaluru, India

    BENGALURU (July 21, 2018) — Bengaluru’s trajectory of unprecedented urbanization and economic growth has brought with it the chaos of haphazard development that is negatively impacting human and environmental health. On July 21, WRI India convened urban experts for Unlock Bengaluru 2018.

  • RELEASE: WRI Ross Center Launches ‘TheCityFix Learn’ to Help City Leaders Make Better Decisions

    NEW DELHI (April 4, 2018) — City leaders and professionals around the world face a crush of converging pressures. They are being asked to improve urban mobility, housing, equity and access to opportunity – all while accommodating more residents, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making streets safer and healthier. More infrastructure and funds alone are not enough to take on these challenges; cities need help making better decisions too.

  • Mayors, Business Leaders and Investors to Emphasize Women Leadership at 3rd-Annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum

    On April 10, mayors, senior city officials, finance industry leaders and NGO partners will gather at the third-annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum to discuss new solutions for accelerating investment in more resilient, prosperous, and sustainable cities. Hosted by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and the Citi Foundation, this one-day event in the heart of Manhattan’s financial district will explore why, in today’s world, green investment is smart investment.

  • RELEASE: WRI Receives $2 Million Grant from GEF to Accelerate Building Efficiency

    WASHINGTON (May 24, 2018)— World Resources Institute (WRI) announced a $2 million grant from the Global Environmental Facility to scale up the efforts of the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) in its second phase. The funding will help the Accelerator – one of Sustainable Energy for All’s initiatives to support specific sector-based energy efficiency – scale up national engagement from local cities, deepen partnerships with existing cities, and expand the network to new cities.

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