SDG11 – Sustainable Cities & Communities

The IACEE via its 2016 PORTO DECLARATION and SERINA actively underpin these sentiments of the OECD

"Climate change is increasingly impacting on people’s lives, disrupting national economies and transforming ecosystems, including the ocean. The need for urgent, strong and co-operative action based on...

Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

"Deakin textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics such as those used for packaging...

The world’s first floating solar plant was built in Japan

"How do you increase your solar energy output when you need all your land for agriculture and for housing? Answer: take to the water. That’s just what...

A call for the Construction Engineering Industry to focus on broader issues and impacts, and not just on monetary value!

"The construction industry needs to measure impact across the whole project lifecycle to effectively address climate change challenges,... ..."Using the...

Five projects will explore sustainability using the Princeton campus as a laboratory

Adding renewables to the electrical gridBuilding without wasteField-testing solar-powered smart windows Building better compostFarming on campus lands The five projects will be conducted with the...

How about becoming a member of ENGINEERS for a SUSTAINABLE WORLD?

"Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network made up of people passionate about technical sustainability from all across the world. We believe that engineers, and...

The Importance of the Infrastructure Sector out of 100 against Each UN Sustainable Development Goal.

"This sector has the highest impact on six SDGs, all at about the same level: #6 (Clean Water and Sanitation-28.8 ), #7 (Affordable and Clean Energy-26.6 ),...

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING:

"Engineering in context; engineering with a conscience; engineering for a finite planet and the indefinite future" -Benoit Cushman-Roisin "Sustainable engineering should be based on principles...

Student engineers to converge on UNBC

"More than 80 engineering students from across Canada will converge on UNBC's main campus this week to learn more about sustainability and how it applies to their...

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand the skills of engineers.

Key UN SDGs for engineers" - Access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy.- Resilient infrastructure.- Inclusive and sustainable industrialisation.- Foster innovation.- Inclusive, safe,...

“Bricks Made From Human Waste Could Be The Future of The Construction Industry”

"Once sewage is drained of water, treated, and dried – what the heck do you do with it? Well, some of it ends up...

“How can Cities Accelerate​ Transitions to Sustainability?

"Local transition initiatives are giving rise to place-based sustainable solutions as a counter-movement to globalising uniformity. The accumulation of small actions can add up to systemic change."

M.Sc. program at Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Do you want to work with the sustainable transition of today’s cities? Do you want to influence and plan how we deal with...