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4 March 2015 – Green cities and industry key to sustainable future

The projected growth of cities coupled with higher energy demand spells trouble for urban poor and the environment if industry doesn’t improve its energy efficiency, says a new report by the Institute for Industrial Productivity. This is a non-profit organization that works with industry and government to “promote best practices in energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reductions, and productivity improvements through a network of policy, technology and finance  experts”.

The report, “The Role of Industry in Forging Green Cities”, shows that sustainable cities that have cleaner local industries will be better poised to meet the environmental and social challenges associated with burgeoning populations.
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