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Sustainability for Cities and Buildings

Urban Transformation: Integrated Energy Solutions

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO and Chairman of Schneider Electric, and Francesco Starace, CEO and General Manager of Enel S.p.A are co-chairing the World Economic Forum Net Zero Carbon Cities program, aimed at demonstrating the value of integrated energy solutions to deliver decarbonized, sustainable, and resilient urban ecosystems, anywhere in the world. 

This briefing paper highlights real solutions that leverage efficiency and electrification to decarbonize our cities’ transport systems and built environments.  Digital technologies and local policymaking are at the heart of this transition.

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Building Heat Decarbonization: Practical pathways for decarbonizing the heating of buildings by 2050

In this paper, we explore in detail the issue of decarbonizing building heating systems globally, which represents around 3GtCO2/y, and some of the key debates and roadblocks which impede the ramp-up of greener heating solutions.

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Net Zero Carbon Cities: An Integrated Approach

Cities cover 3% of the earth’s land surface yet they create more than 70% of all carbon emissions. To keep global temperature increases to 1.5°C or below, a Systemic Efficiency, integrated approach, is needed, encompassing clean electrification, smart digital technology, ultra-efficient buildings and infrastructure.   

Click here to download the paper and find out more on the @WEF #NZCCities: An Integrated Approach insight report.


A Framework for the Future of Real Estate

This Framework report provides a pathway for the industry to transition to more technologically advanced, affordable, sustainable and healthy buildings. It also depicts best practices and business solutions from innovative and successful real estate case studies worldwide and outlines recommended actions for both the public and private sectors. This report, developed in partnership with the World Economic Forum, features Schneider Electric's solutions and customer success stories for sustainability in real estate.

Click here to learn more and download the Future of Real Estate Framework