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WBCSD | Cities and Mobility

By 2030, an estimated 70% of the global population will live in cities, driving 80% of total energy demand and 70% of global GHG emissions. The business opportunities for positive development in this area are compelling. We’re helping cities around the world to improve their sustainable mobility and transport.

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Societal Megatrends and Business – Operating, Innovating and Growing in a Turbulent World
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has a long history of examining risks, opportunities and trends that affect companies’ ability to operate profitably and sustainably. Even within this seemingly tumultuous decade, aptly named “the turbulent teens” in our ...
Apr 10, 2018 9:05 AM ET
‘Worldwide 25% of Emissions Come from Transportation’
“Worldwide 25 per cent of emissions come from transportation”,, said Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director - Natural Capital, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), during the ‘3rd Business and Climate Summit 2017’. Better urban environment unequivocally warrants better planning and modal shift to public transport and new clean energy options for personal mobility. The...
Sep 21, 2017 8:20 AM ET
The Transport Revolution: When Sci-fi Becomes Business Reality
The world is changing. Technological developments and the advance of the digital age fundamentally have shifted the way we experience day-to-day life. These new developments offer innovative ways to build sustainability into the world around us. Take the issues of transport and cities: The world is booming towards a population of over 9 billion in 2050 — with 70 percent of people...
Sep 8, 2017 9:05 AM ET
We Have to Look Beyond Electric Cars If We Want Sustainable Cities Fit for the Future
The WBCSD's Peter White argues that cities need to be strategic and take a holistic public-private approach to tackling air pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions Governments across the world are struggling to address rising pollution, improve air quality, and create a more sustainable future for growing numbers of city-dwellers. In Europe London and Paris have recently announced...
Sep 5, 2017 9:15 AM ET