24 May '11, 12pm

Sustainable Cities: New Avenues for Financing #Sustainability

The transformation of teeming, bursting-at-the-seams urban centers into efficient, sustainable cities will not take place without an adequate focus on promoting technology and innovation. From reducing traffic congestion to implementing alternative fuel technologies for mass usage and from promoting the adoption of electric vehicles to devising efficient waste disposal systems, technology will play a pivotal role in realizing sustainable cities around the world. Technology investments will prove invaluable, helping cities do more with less and addressing the climate change conundrum. Investing in technology will not merely offer another avenue for investors to participate in the urbanization opportunity but will also enable them to route efficiency gains made from technology towards financing infrastructure projects.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/05/24/sustainable...

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