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[17 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 2,375 views]
Jane Goodall speech at last night’s Support REDD+ Gala

Award acceptance speech of Jane Goodall at the Support REDD+ Gala last night. I couldn’t help but record the speech and share it with you all!!

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[16 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 2,615 views]
Energy industry is hesitant to invest in green R&D

A survey about the energy mix and responsiveness of 200 firms (so far) in the energy industry across 7 countries was conducted, and its results were presented in a side event last week. It studied where investments and capital expenditure from energy companies were going, and revealed a reactive approach from the industry.

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[9 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,194 views]
HP’s video conferencing studio set to ground work-related air travel

With the vast majority of WWF Climate Savers cases talking about energy efficiency, this example by Hewlett Packard illustrates the great results that can be achieved from reduced air travel. HP has reduced air travel by 43%, dropping CO2 emissions by 104,000 tons of CO2 equivalent between October 2007 and September 2009. It’s done so with its Halo Video Collaboration Studio technology, which simulates the face-to-face meeting.

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[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 2,547 views]
Sagawa Express sees business sense in adapting to climate change

As a case writer for IMD Business School, I was asked to write two cases for the WWF Climate Savers to present at COP-15, who would use them to highlight how climate change strategies make business sense. Sagawa is taking a proudly long-term approach to climate change mitigation by moving its truck and vehicle fleet towards diesel powered to compressed natural gas. It is convinced there is business sense in adapting to climate change. It knows profit and results will arise.

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[7 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,410 views]
Eco-fitting London’s oldest luxury hotel

The Savoy Hotel in London is 120 years old. Back then, construction, architectural and design features were not considerate of energy efficiency or environmental management. In 2007, Fairmont Hotels closed the world famous luxury hotel and embarked on an ambitious program to diversify the energy sources and increase energy efficiency. Based on a case study by IMD Business School and WWF Climate Savers.