LIFE14 CCA/IT/001280 PRIMES project (Preventing flooding Risks by Making resilient communitiES) aims at building resilient communities that can actively participate in hazard prevention policies. The project aims at reducing land and population damages caused by events like floods, inundations and sea storms which depend on intense meteorological phenomena.
The USAID Coastal City Adaptation Project (CCAP) is a five-year project being implemented in coastal cities of Ilha de Moçambique, Mocimboa da Praia, Nacala, Pemba, Quelimane and the district of Palma, in Mozambique. CCAP works with municipal governments to increase the understanding of urban adaptation issues; promote adaptation solutions and the consideration and application of selected management options for urban adaptation and resilience; and improve the technical expertise of current and future urban planners and municipal authorities. CCAP also engages with academia, and an array of civic organizations, to increase climate awareness of local communities.
Most cities worldwide don’t uphold WHO air quality guidelines. Munich Re has developed an impact bond concept to finance air pollution mitigating measurements. Input data needed for the financing parameters would be provided by Hawa Dawa, a company specialized in urban environmental monitoring supplying remote, real-time & in-situ air quality data anywhere, anytime.
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.
Springer is a leading global scientific, technical and medical portfolio, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content through innovative information, products and services. Springer has one of the strongest STM and HSS eBook collections and archives, as well as a comprehensive range of hybrid and open access journals.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project life cycle.
Without a durable infrastructure, many of the UN sustainability goals cannot be achieved. The KIT HUB promotes this through the cooperative development of innovative products and services and their transfer into practice. Preventive measures extend the technical service life and reduce ecological and economic burdens. The KIT HUB also provides a communication platform for decision-makers and social groups and provides advice for all stakeholders. Training courses and further education support the knowledge transfer.
DC PRO Engineering is a recognized world leader in the fields of District Energy, Co-generation and Tri-generation. The firm is also a renowned sustainability leader in Green Building MEP Designs. DC PRO’s services include engineering design, consulting, and project management in District Cooling, Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Co-generation and Tri-generation, Green Building MEP Design and Renewable Energy.
The ICLEI World Congress 2018 will offer local leaders, private sector representatives, researchers, community organizers and implementers plenty of opportunities and formats to network and engage in meaningful debates around the sustainable development agenda. Together, they will shape solutions to their current challenges and forge new partnerships that advance local sustainable action.
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) is an international alliance of cities and local governments with a shared long-term vision of promoting and supporting voluntary action to combat climate change and move to a low emission, resilient society.
ICLEI, as a leading global network of cities, towns and regions committed to sustainability, is a founding partner of the GCoM, off ering technical, policy and advocacy expertise to serve local governments through ICLEI’s Low Carbon & Resilient City Agendas. ICLEI represents the collective voice of local and regional governments at the international climate negotiations, also ensuring the joint eff orts of GCoM partners and committed cities are recognized.
The Bonn Center for Local Climate Action and Reporting (carbonn® Center) aims to expedite cities’ and regions’ transformation into low carbon communities, coordinating technical support off ered to cities and towns around the globe.