United Nations Environmental Programme

climate action

Canadian Property Management

Energy efficiency primed for climate action

Few signatories to the Paris Agreement have specifically listed energy efficiency targets in required national plans for meeting their commitments so Three Percent Club founders see plenty of room to capture untapped emissions reductions.
prominent global real estate players

Canadian Property Management

ESG guides prominent global real estate players

ESG provides a framework to set priorities, steer action and monitor progress toward more resilient assets, with 93 per cent of respondents reporting that criteria linked to sustainability, supporting local communities and shunning corruption influence their investment decisions.
Montreal Protocol

Canadian Property Management

ASHRAE’s Montreal Protocol efforts honoured

The United Nations Environment Programme bestowed the Partnership Award to acknowledge ASHRAE's long-term support and its in role in helping to develop the 2016 Kigali Amendment.
Six global parks up for Urban Open Space award

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Buildings Day to herald global climate Alliance

A new climate action alliance will tackle buildings-related sources that currently account for more than 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
climate action fund

REMI Network

U.S. mayors act globally on climate change

The endeavour complements the Resilient Communities for America campaign, which has gained endorsement from local elected officials who have pledged to build cities and towns that can bounce back from extreme weather and economic challenges.
restructuring

REMI Network

New program targets earth-friendly refrigerants

AHRI and UNEP are developing a global qualifications program for refrigerant supply chain networks in response to the depleting ozone layer.