Goals

  • Goals

  • World Efficiency Solutions focuses on 5 business-oriented goals relating to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals [+]. These goals offer vast opportunities for employment and economic growth within the low-carbon and resource-efficient industries, thus creating a sustainable economic and social value at a global and macroeconomic scale.

    By placing your projects and solutions into a broader perspective aimed at sustainability, you will position your organisation as a leader in the new economy.


    Energy Cities Transport Production Resources
  • Energy

    Goal
    Energy is a key challenge for all ventures; the transition towards low-carbon production will enable both a reduced carbon footprint and increased financial savings. More than ever, the development of renewable energy technologies is a significant driver of technological innovation, competiveness and growth for energy producers and partner organizations.

    Solutions include
    Energy efficiency • New energy and renewable production • Heat recovery systems • Biomass exploitation • Storage • Efficient lighting • Monitoring and deleting systems...

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  • Cities

    Goal
    Nearly half the population currently lives in an urban environment, creating challenges for cities and communities as well as numerous opportunities for the private sector. Housing, ecology, pollution, air and water quality are among the many issues that make the implementation of innovative solutions essential.

    Solutions include
    Resource-efficient urban planning • Water, energy, soil, materials • Water efficiency • Energy efficiency • Densification/Compactness • Sustainable management of urban ecosystems • Efficient public lighting • Data management • Multimodal IT systems • IoT • Smart grids (transport, energy, water, telecoms & information) • Eco-building, eco-renovation and eco-exploitation of public buildings • Positive energy territories…

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  • Transport

    Goal
    Sustainable infrastructure is essential to healthy economic development and enables a more effective and efficient use of financial resources. Moreover, the changes underway in the mobility sector have a key role in the process of reducing greenhouse gas. Developments in this section of the economy benefit all stakeholders.

    Solutions include
    Eco-building, eco-renovation et eco-exploitation • Smart building (sensors, monitoring tools, control systems…) • Eco-materials • Green roofs and facades • Smart glazing • Electric, hybrid or hydrogen powered vehicles • Recharging infrastructure/terminals • Carpooling, car sharing services • Low-carbon public transport (rail, cable…) • Tolls for logistics optimisation (electric utility vehicles, rounds management, last mile management, geo-location systems)...

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  • Production

    Goal
    Inventing and implementing new models of consumption are major steps towards addressing resource shortages and market instability as well as making direct savings on costs and materials. Responsible consumption and production also offer businesses a competitive advantage while supporting environment-friendly goals.

    Solutions include
    Eco-design • Plant-derived materials (bio-sourced) • Recycled materials • Biotechnologies • Efficient processes (energy, water and materials saving) • Sensors, software and energy management systems • Sensors, meters, on-line analysers for water management • Tools and devices for losses reduction • Materials reuse • Bio-monitoring and biological control • Micro-irrigation (drip), water needs modelling and monitoring • Surveillance tools (drones…) • Precise metering tools...

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  • Resources

    Goal
    The preservation of biodiversity and of earth and marine resources is critical to the ongoing viability of many activities such as agriculture, fishing, maritime transportation or waste management. Optimizing interactions between natural environments and industry offers substantial economic and environmental gains in addition to fostering long-term financial growth.

    Solutions include
    Actions, tools and services to preserve and develop biodiversity • Maintenance, restoration and remediation of ecosystems • Integrated watershed and coastlines management • Adaptation to climate change and natural risks reduction • Eco-design of coastal and maritime facilities • Sustainable use of lands...

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