Built environment

Cities Unlocked: Lighting up the World Through Sound

Wed, 2014-11-26 05:25 -- SCC Staff

Microsoft, Guide Dogs and Future Cities Catapult have launched the results of the first phase of an exciting project expected to revolutionize how people with sight loss, and the sighted, experience the urban landscape, by creating a new application of 3D sound. This video showcases the project.

Delivering the Vision: Gabon Infrastructure Project

Fri, 2014-11-21 23:52 -- SCC Staff

This white paper highlights Council Lead Partner Bechtel's multi-year partnership with the government of Gabon to support the country’s progressive programs and vision towards economic growth. The endeavor has included planning and delivering a pipeline of infrastructure projects diversely located across Gabon and within multiple industrial sectors of varying complexity.

How EDF is Conserving Natural Gas and Helping Meet the EU's Climate Goals

Thu, 2014-11-06 08:11 -- SCC Staff

Électricité de France, one of the world's largest utilities, introduces super efficient combined-cycle gas turbine technology at its new plant in Bouchain, France designed to conserve natural gas and reduce greenhouse gases. As this brief video explains, it will help France carve a path to meeting Europe's climate and energy goals for 2020. The video is in French with English sub-titles.

Rethinking Government Capacity: Leveraging the Private Sector

Fri, 2014-10-31 03:10 -- SCC Staff

Click for a video on the launch of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' (CSIS) Global Sustainability Series, investigating the role of the private sector in engaging with the U.S. government, host governments and NGOs to help address some of the world’s most complex global sustainable development issues.