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Independent Professional: Experienced educator and management consultant for engineering educational institutions, researcher, trainer, technical consultant on sustainable technologies, related to cement manufacturing and characterisation, using industrial and agricultural wastes in cement and concrete, durability of concrete and fuel cell power.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Five steps to sustainability

The five steps to sustainability, as outlined by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD):

  • Establish clear and transparent price signals that reflect the external environmental cost of greenhouse gas emissions

  • Incorporate life-cycle energy costs into all government and private-sector strategic plans

  • Remove regulatory barriers and provide incentives for innovation

  • Protect intellectual property rights, which are critical to private-sector investment and innovation

  • Educate and train citizens to develop and deploy cutting-edge sustainable energy solutions.