Monthly Archives: March 2014

Stranded Carbon Assets: A Change Towards a Low Carbon Economy

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Sabastian

 

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Sebastian Ljungwaldh
Sustainability Services EMEA

In late September 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first report (of three) to assess the impacts of climate change and global warming. The IPCC concluded that fossil fuels are behind the majority of the increase in CO₂ concentrations since the industrial revolution and is due mostly to human activities.

To avoid going beyond a two degree… Read More

Productivity and Sustainability

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Guerin

 

 
 

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Carey Guerin
Sustainability University

 
This month’s Sustainability Session here at JLL was quite informative and inspiring. ESS Operations Manager, Simone Skopek shared great overview about productivity and how it relates to greening the workplace. The take-away is that greening the workplace should also include a review of employee health, comfort and well-being.

Research has shown that not all green offices increase productivity. For example,… Read More

Big Data and Smart City Consortia

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Jiri Skopek

 

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Jiri Skopek
Energy and Sustainability

 

As 21 century cities provide a fertile market for the corporate sector,  there will be a race for large companies to stake their position. This is taking place through their participation in consortia with large universities and city administrations. One of the largest of such partnerships is the AMS (Amsterdam Institute for Advance Metropolitan Solution), which includes industry heavies… Read More