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IRENA – studies and presentations as basis to a new paradigm

IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) wants to unleash the world’s vast renewable energy resources to make a significant contribution to the world’s growing demand for energy. It’s IRENA’s mission is to promote the widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy. Today  I want to highlight some of their activities […]

Investment trends in early 2011

Given the rush to complete a number of big investment transactions in the closing weeks of 2010 – in some cases to “catch” attractive subsidy deals before they expired – it was little surprise that activity in the first quarter of 2011 was relatively subdued. Financial new investment in renewable energy totaled $31 billion, down […]

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A new book has come to my attention: “The Sustainable Business” written by Jonathan T. Scott. Its subtitle explains what it is about: “Taking the First Steps Toward Understanding, Implementing, and Managing Sustainability from a Cost/Profit Perspective”, and the book has been published by European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) in Brussels and is given […]

During 2009, REEEP marked the fifth anniversary of its operation as a public-private partnership. In a new article for the 2010 edition of the Energy for Sustainable Development journal, REEEP has synthesised some of the key lessons learned from 129 projects that have been offered funding and moved to implementation. The article, entitled Lessons for […]

Making It – the new UNIDO magazine launches today

How can productive activities help the world to develop and progress? How can the interaction between industry and development create practical and innovative solutions for a sustainable future? UNIDO’s new magazine, Making It: Industry for Development, aims to throw some light on these and other matters; to stimulate reflection and debate on both the challenges […]

 

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