Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. …Read More How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash By James Mandel …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013 Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion,environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy …

Green Buzz: Which energy resources are gulping down our water?

    In The Flow     Which energy resources are gulping down our water? By Kate Zerrenner Here’s what we can learn from Texas’s current approach to energy and water policy. …Read More       HP travels ‘modern Silk Road’ to cut freight footprint By Sustainable Business News …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013   Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy and …

New BSR Conference 2012 Plenary Speakers

The BSR Conference 2012 will feature a powerful lineup of plenary speakers, including Marks and Spencer Chief Executive Marc Bolland and former Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste President José Ramos-Horta. The plenary program will also feature I3 speakers Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) CEO Chandran Nair, and international photographer Platon. I3 …

A fresh Asian perspective on constraints to growth at Davos World Economic Forum 25 to 29 January 2012

HONG KONG, 18 January 2012: Chandran Nair, the founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT) will discuss the shifting perspectives on growth with a focus on resource scarcity and the nature of consumption, as economic power shifts from West to East. Chandran Nair’s WEF invitation reflects the increasing …

iToys Won’t Fix Asia & Can the Planet Support More Americas?

‘The world population is projected to rise from 6.7 billion to 9 billion between now and 2050, and more and more of those people will want to live like Americans.’ Thomas L. Friedman and ‘Over time, I became increasingly preoccupied by what would happen if Asia were to adopt consumption-driven …