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Climate Action 2011-2012

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106 115 steps to sustainability 104 SPECIAL FEATURE – RESEARCH IN moTIoN: Evolved EDGE: an efficient and cost-effective mobile broadband technology – with trial results 106 The role of ICTs in adapting to climate change Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 116 109 SPECIAL FEATURE – mTN group: Creating stakeholder value through sustainability 112 Transformative ICT solutions: a paradigm shift in Durban Luis Neves, Chairman of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) 120 115 Supplier environmental certification and rating: the EPEAT experience Sarah O’Brien, EPEAT Outreach Director and Jeff Omelchuck, Director and EPEAT Executive Director, Green Electronics Council (GEC) 118 SPECIAL FEATURE – BARLowoRLd: Barloworld Logistics innovates in the green supply chain 120 The challenge to green transport Niels Beuck, Policy Advisor and Marco Leonardo Sorgetti, Director General of the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistic and Customs Services (CLECAT), Brussels 123 Aviation’s commitment to climate action Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA) 126 Enhancing sustainable energy in the Central American coffee sector Vera Espindola Rafael, Field Development Co-ordinator for Latin America and Britta Wyss Bisang, Standards & Certification Manager for UTZ Certified 129 Safeguarding the environment with information disclosure Ernst Ligteringen, Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 132 SPECIAL FEATURE – NATUREwoRkS LLC: A decade of sustainable materials innovation: Ingeo, bioplastics from plants, not oil 134 Decoupling economic development and waste generation Dr Suzan Oelofse, Central Branch Chairperson, Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) 123 129 126 134 137 Biochar use: a productive alternative to carbon storage Bruno Glaser, Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany 137 142 145 4 climateactionprogramme.org 140 SPECIAL FEATURE – EISENmANN: Environment-friendly technologies for green production EISENMANN 142 Hydropower and climate change Cameron Ironside, Programme Director, International Hydropower Association (IHA) 145 Assessing the supply chain for efficient production, cost and reputation Frances Way, Programme Director at the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

154 cities of the future 152 SPECIAL FEATURE – AUTodESk: The role of modelling for sustainable cities 154 Building better, greener societies for the planet and the economy Jane Henley, CEO, World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) 157 SPECIAL FEATURE – FREdERICIA mUNICIPALITy: From garbage to gas – making a business out of a problem 158 Cities catalysing global climate action Yunus Arikan, Manager, Cities Climate Center, Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) 160 SPECIAL FEATURE – BUILdINg ANd CoNSTRUCTIoN AUTHoRITy oF SINgAPoRE: Greening the built environment: a national priority for Singapore 162 SPECIAL FEATURE – kEPPEL LANd: Building strengths, defining distinctions 164 Buildings count for climate: a developing country sector response Dr Rodney Milford, Programme Manager, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) 168 SPECIAL FEATURE – PIo TRANS: Rea Vaya – an environmental revolution in Johannesburg 169 Sustainable low carbon tranport: a weapon against climate change Michael Replogle, Founder and Policy Director and Ramon Cruz, Policy Consultant for the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) 158 169 164 172 SPECIAL FEATURE – BomBARdIER TRANSPoRTATIoN: The planet is counting on our action 174 Sustainable energy efficiency in buildings Curt Garrigan, Coordinator, UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) 174 180 177 SPECIAL FEATURE – SCHNEIdER ELECTRIC: Smarter cities – more efficient, sustainable and liveable 178 SPECIAL FEATURE – RAIZEN: A strategic approach to sustainable development 185 the road to rio 180 The Durban conference – a two-track negotiation under the Bali Road Map Izabella Teixeira, Minister of the Environment, Brazil 183 SPECIAL FEATURE – CEmIg: Way ahead in clean energy 185 Building corporate commitment to adaptation Georg Kell, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact 190 Long hard roads to Durban and Rio Elizabeth Thompson 190 5 climateactionprogramme.org

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