The images of dolphins swimming close to the docks in the Sardinian port of Cagliari due to reduced ferry traffic went viral as people enjoyed watching nature return to areas normally busy with human activity. Elsewhere, unusually large numbers of birds are returning to beaches in the Peruvian capital, Lima. While these images suggest a positive link between nature and the … [Read more...] about What is the link between COVID-19 and the ecological and climate emergencies?
In order to respond to the environmental challenges we face, the building sector has stepped up and has responded with an increase in green or environmentally sustainable buildings. In the current market, there are many systems that assess the environmental conditions of buildings and that, for those that meet certain criteria, make them eligible for recognition through … [Read more...] about Green Building Certification is Increasingly Accessible in Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries in the Caribbean tend to have a rough time when it comes to extreme weather like hurricanes. Due to their geography, they’re usually more susceptible to disasters and extreme weather events, have limited access to freshwater and land for agriculture, and scarce development options and international trade opportunities. The climate crisis risks exacerbating this … [Read more...] about The Caribbean can make waves with a blue ocean economy
Electric buses are beginning to replace diesel fleets across Latin America and Caribbean cities with the aim of making public transport more attractive for commuters while meeting global climate goals. As part of a region-wide effort to align with the Paris Agreement objectives, generate growth, create jobs and ensure a just transition, local and national transportation … [Read more...] about Electric buses offer Latin American and Caribbean transport a green and profitable future
Every single day organizations need to take numerous decisions, be it at strategic, operative, or administrative level. Each one of these decisions produces an impact; and in the digital era well-informed decision making is a key differentiating factor. Corporate intelligence has become a key tool in this era of Big Data. The question is, how can business intelligence help … [Read more...] about Business Intelligence & Big Data: Is there any chance for sustainability?