n a fascinating and wide-ranging debate, four Principal Voices shared their views on this most complex and important of subjects: Adriana Lobo of Mexico City's Center for Sustainable Transport; Claudia Sheinbaum, Minister of Environment for Mexico City; E
Lee Schipper describes an innovative model of rapid transit developed in a collaboration between the municipal government, international lenders, and NGOs is liberating commuters in Mexico City and keeping 35,000 tons of carbon out of the atmosphere every
After returning from the World Summit in Johannesburg, World Resources Institute President Jonathan Lash said he had observed a trend toward forming new partnerships, and to create action on the world’s toughest problems, that are connecting NGOs with o
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Shell Foundation today announce the establishment of a $7.5 million center called EMBARQ -- the WRI Center for Transport and the Environment, based in Washington, D.C. EMBARQ will act as a catalyst for socially,
he city of Porto Alegre today announced a groundbreaking partnership with the transport and environmental specialist, EMBARQ, to finance and implement a Bus Rapid Transit system for sustainable mobility in the city.
The project consists of the first urban transport system to be to be initiated by an innovative private-public partnership leveraging $50 Million USD worth of investments through stimulating participation from both sectors.
A partnership between EMBARQ and the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil has been recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative for its commitment to address climate change and urban poverty.
EMBARQ's plans for expansion into new Latin American, Turkish, and Asian markets gained significant momentum with the April 27, 2006 announcement of a new $7.5 million contribution from the Caterpillar Foundation.