Environment

Cyber-safe green buildings 

IT cybersecurity specialist, OryxAlign, is calling for the integration of stronger cybersecurity measures in green buildings in its latest guide, The Green Buildings Guide, 2024: Achieving Green, Healthy & Cyber Secure Buildings. The guide highlights...

Sustainable urban intelligence: Linker Vision unveils large vision model 

  Taiwanese AI trailblazer Linker Vision showcased its breakthrough achievements with its Continuous Learning AI Platform combined with Large Vision Model technology at the NVIDIA GTC 2024 AI conference. Through successful collaborations forged through...

California Nevada Cement Association commends the bill permitting cement plants to capture carbon-free power 

The California Nevada Cement Association (CNCA) commends the introduction of AB 2109 by Assemblymember Juan Carrillo as a vital step forward in decarbonising the state’s cement production by 2045.  The bill would permit cement producers in...

Johnson Controls named overall leader for its Smart Building management platform 

Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, was named the overall leader for its Smart Building management platform in the Smart Building Management Platforms competitive assessment, conducted by ABI Research, a global...

Grundfos introduces new range of end-suction pumps to advance Singapore’s smart green city ambitions 

As demand for intelligent solutions accelerates to build more connected, resilient and sustainable cities, Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technologies, has launched its new NK and NKE range in Singapore. The new long-coupled...

Smarter buildings key to accelerating decarbonisation goals, according to Johnson Controls study 

As the world races to meet critical climate targets, new research from Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and Forrester Consulting reveals some of the biggest opportunities and immediate needs for business leaders...

Sweco acquires Econsultancy and strengthens its position as a leading environmental advisor in the Netherlands 

Sweco announces the acquisition of Econsultancy B.V., one of the Netherlands’ leading environmental consultant agencies within the fields of ecology, biodiversity, archaeology, infrastructure, water and soil as well as land surveying using drones. By...

Volvo Group and CRH agree partnership to accelerate decarbonisation 

CRH, a global leader in building materials solutions, and Volvo Group, the leader in transport and infrastructure solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate net zero innovations in the design and deployment of on-road vehicles...

The first five Australian ClimateTech startups to receive Climate 10x Accelerator support have been announces 

Australian climate tech VC, Virescent Ventures, and the University of New South Wales have revealed the first cohort of five climate tech startups in their Climate 10x Accelerator, as well as $580,000 of total funding.  The Climate 10x Accelerator was...

Why local authorities are fundamental to the success of ChargePoint rollouts 

We hear from Will Temperley, Founder of Fortis Foundation, about the crucial role local authorities play in the success of ChargePoint rollouts amidst the global shift towards electric vehicles.  As countries around the world wake up to climate...

EnerVenue’s green energy storage powers South America with VedantaESS deal 

EnerVenue, the first company to bring metal-hydrogen batteries capable of 30,000 cycles to the clean energy revolution, has announced a Master Supply Agreement with VedantaESS. Per the terms of the deal, VedantaESS will procure and deploy 525 MWh of...

The human capital challenge for the development of Smart Cities in Latin America 

In this article, Daniel Yankelevich, Co-founder of Practia, a company bridging the gap between businesses and technology, discusses human capital’s impact on Smart City progression in the Latin America region.  What image comes to mind when you...