Pakistan is already vulnerable because of the different ethnic groups and religions. Also the country is one of world’s 36 most water-stressed countries and the situation gets worse. A civil war is not inconceivable
Scarcity of fresh water is the biggest world problem according to the Nature Conservancy. A lot of cities suffer under water stress.
A quarter of the planet will experience severe water shortages one month per year by 2030.
The Nature Conservancy is working on a variety of strategies to protect water at its source, increase water efficiencies, and engage corporate and municipal leaders, governments, urban residents and other institutions in watershed stewardship. They offer 3 strategies Read More
The tech startup launched their crowdfunding campaign to the public on a Friday. On Monday, only four days into the campaign, the ultimate amount of $2.2 million was reached. The size and speed of the investment constitute an absolute Dutch record.
How to collect 2 million in a week with a pitch? Goods Sharing Platform Peerby did it. This is how.
The Dutch online sharing platform Peerby organized a crowdfunding campaign. Their dream? 1.5 million euro’s for international expansion. The result: more than 2 million euro’s. Within a week.
What we learned from the pitch strategy by Peerby. Read More
Previously, the standard was “the more fuel you burn, the harder you work. Nowadays, this attitude has changed into a sport to reduce as much as possible, according to the certified construction companies
Construction companies, which are certified for the CO₂-Performance policy, achieve 3.2% CO₂ reductions per year.
Remarkable, while the national trend is that CO₂ emissions are increasing. Thais was reported by a new Dutch research team. Read More
Cities generally do not have a global picture when it comes to the improvements made available by the Internet of Things. The role of a supplier is to smoothly translate the city’s needs into smart solutions, with adapted KPI’s.
The Smart City is the city of the future. What do we mean if we are talking about Smart Cities and how can we measure it?
Smart Cities are highly energy and resource efficient, increasingly powered by renewable energy sources; they rely on integrated and resilient resource systems and highly efficient in terms of transports, connecting people for health, education and jobs. Read More
There is a huge global movement towards renewable energy. Climate change disasters already cause grieve to millions around the world. This stimulates initiatives that will change the world in unpredictable ways. The directors of the oil and gas companies can not deny the changes.
Oil and gas companies such as Shell have the unique expertise to help with the construction of the future energy supplies.
Yet they do not. According to Kamp – former Shell manager – the strategy of oil and gas companies is doomed to fail.
“Like the bank, oil and gas companies won’t change their strategies. They are earning still too much money with fossil fuels.”