Real estate investment trust Gecina has completed the landmark green conversion of its entire debt portfolio. Finance head Nicolas Dutreuil explains the rationale and process of the first restructuring of its type in the property sector.
A healthy innovation ecosystem is an increasingly vital element in attracting overseas investment. Creating an innovation-friendly economy is something that Abu Dhabi has placed at the heart of its future development strategy.
As we emerge from the pandemic, to what extent have interpretations of a more sustainable, citizen-centric and safer urban environment shifted – and what does best practice look like? Dave Hopping of Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Expo 2020 Dubai’s Nadimeh Mehra give us a glimpse of the future.
A joint paper by the World Resources Institute and Ørsted lays out recommendations for how governments can improve public support for the energy transition, highlighting the importance of community engagement.
The Covid pandemic has left a wake of destruction on people’s lives and made a ghost town out of many a high street. So as nations start to get back on their feet, can temporary arts ventures help heal communities and save commercial spaces?
Smart campuses making efficient use of building space, energy and mobility could help urban centres to curb carbon emissions and drive energy transition. Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Matthias Rebellius and IRENA’s Gauri Singh discuss the need for innovation and collaboration at a localised level in order to deliver urban decarbonisation.