Climate change

Colombia works in the fair transition

Colombia wants to strengthen the strategies for long-term climate change management and to allow the inclusion of the workforce fair transition on the Strategy 2050 that establishes low emissions and climate-resilient development of the country. The professions and priority working areas, according to different national and international sources, including the United Nations Framework Convention…


Colombia works to reduce emissions from municipal waste management

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) is the tool created to mitigate the effects of climate change in developing countries. One of the projects being developed by Colombia is the NAMA RSM, which aims to analyze waste disposal systems and technologies with greater socioeconomic benefits that could be implemented to reduce greenhouse gases. Anthesis Lavola offers the expertise of the…


Anthesis Lavola present at COP25 in Madrid

The Climate Summit COP25 2019 takes place December 2 to 13 in Madrid, and Anthesis Lavola will be present with three different events. The company is fully committed to the resolutions and agreements that have been taken at the various summits, with the 2015 Paris Agreement being the most important in recent years. The objective of COP25 is to increase action against climate change, that citizens…


Fira de Barcelona is committed to promoting sustainability in the design of its function halls

Fira de Barcelona is going one step further so that its events are organised under criteria of sustainability and circular economy. Within the framework of its strategy towards the fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) it will carry out this initiative in the BBConstrumat and Piscina Wellness Barcelona halls with the aim of converting them into events with zero waste, thus…


The assistants to the MWC 2019 can individually compensate their emissions with Clean CO2.

For the second year in a row, the Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) makes the webshop Clean CO2 available to all attendees. This is a technological tool committed to sustainability that, voluntarily, allows calculating and compensating the emissions produced by the attendance to the congress in Barcelona. In order to compensate the carbon footprint that each visitor produces with their travels,…


The Life Clinomics Project: Improved territorial resilience to climate change

Together, the Montseny Biosphere Reserve and Alt Penedès District Council are working to foster the resilience of local Mediterranean organizations in the Life Clinomics project. To do so, they have calculated their vulnerability indicators and have begun to develop plans to adapt to climate change. These two organizations, together with the Consortium for Environmental Policies of Terres de…


Costa Rica launches actions agreed in the Paris Treaty

The government of Costa Rica is working to put into effect the agreements adopted in the Paris Treaty by means of a roadmap that will lead to the achievement of the goals set out in the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This roadmap has been financed by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB), through its NDC Invest programme. NDC Invest enables countries in the IDB’s sphere to…


Interview with Miki Rubio. "Climate change has to be seen as a challenge and not as a problem"

Miki Rubio is the current Director of Development of Lavola and was previously the Responsible for Climate Change. He has been with the company for 14 years and has seen how the perception of climate change has changed throughout this time. We spoke with him to have him explain what’s happening with climate change, what impacts it has and what can be done.   Climate change is a reality and…


Celsia leads the industry process towards sustainable development

Currently, there is a tendency in society and in companies towards a greater commitment in favor of sustainable development. Celsia, an energy company within the Argos Group, with a presence in Colombia, Panama, and Costa Rica, is aware that its activities can have an impact on resources, mainly water. With the aim of setting a trend in the industry and leading the process to minimise its…


Sustainable planning of 3 cities of Colombia

Lavola Colombia, in consortium with the Foundation for Climate Research (FIC), has carried out a greenhouse gases inventory, roadmap and mitigation assessment, as well as the vulnerability risk analysis and urban growth planning for the cities of Popayán and Sincelejo-Corozal, Colombia. The project is part of the “Emerging Sustainable Cities” Programme funded  by the Inter-American Development…