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Smart cities for sustainable development

For the first time this year two important dates in the urban calendar happened in October. The first Monday of October of every year since 1986 is a World Habitat Day. This year, October ends with World City Day, celebrated this year for the first time and built around the theme: Better City, Better Life. Both days are organized under the auspices of UN-Habitat. We thought this would be an excellent opportunity to share a few words about our efforts to promote and support sustainable cities, also highlighted our 2013/2014 Annual Report.

REEEP Portfolio

REEEP operates a portfolio of high potential projects to shift markets. We selectively fund entrepreneurs and ventures that are based on sound business models and have strong potential to stimulate clean energy market growth.

Business Often Taking Lead on Water-Energy-Food Sustainability, Report Finds; but Governments Must Catch Up or Risk Leaving Some Behind

A new report released by REEEP – the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership – shows how businesses can take the lead in creating sustainable solutions within the water-energy-food nexus. But governments must do more to help small businesses benefit from the value added of integrated thinking about water, energy, and food.

1 Billion m2

"One billion square metres" is an effort to promote residential positive energy buildings that is driven by REEEP and the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN).

Government of Canada

From 2008-9 to 2010-11, Environment Canada funded REEEP activities in connection with the Energy Efficiency Coalition, which among other things fostered the creation of a roadmap for energy efficiency in buildings in Mexico.

Webinar: Linked Data for the Environmental Sector - Use Cases and Opportunities

This webinar introduces several good practice examples achieving data governance in using the linked open data paradigms. Together with a basic overview of the possibilities of linked open data you get an appealing picture of the new opportunities which are provided by these principles and technologies, also for your organisation!  Registration is free!

Energy Efficiency Asia (EEA)

EEA offers you the opportunity to network and showcase your most efficient solutions to close to 3000 carbon, clean energy and energy efficiency professionals from over 50 countries. Programme Director Eva Oberender will be speaking, and REEEP stakeholders get one-third off the regular price!

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