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Discover Signify’s carbon offsetting program

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For Signify, becoming a carbon neutral company by 2020 means investing in several carbon emission reduction projects. These projects help us support communities in emerging economies to transition to a low-carbon economy. Our selected projects also drive social, economic, and environmental progress for the communities within which they operate. We have...

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Standardized data for building smarter cities

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Today, cities generate 70% of global GDP. They’re also home to 53% of the world’s population, with estimates indicating this figure will rise to 70% by 2050. Few would contest that making cities smarter is crucial in shaping a more sustainable future. Over the past two decades, the term ‘smart...

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Splendor on the waterfront: Revitalizing neglected neighborhoods

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Let’s hear it for revitalization projects that help create a city’s identity. By building two new amazing outdoor spaces near the waterfront, Montreal and Philadelphia are demonstrating the importance of making their cities more livable. Everybody wins when eco-design and location unite to meet the needs of the people.[...] ...

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2 Wheels, 4 Seasons

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Cycling, in addition to being an indisputable ally against greenhouse gas emissions, has also been proven as a powerful tool to maintain one’s health. Even though many consider lycra shorts and sports jackets as the only possible attire for a cyclist, many people are using this mode of transportation in...