International

Celsia reinforces its commitment to sustainability

Celsia continues to consolidate its commitment to sustainability, seeking a balance between economic profitability, social inclusion and respect for the environment. With the objective of leading sustainability initiatives in the Latin American energy sector, Celsia remains concerned about the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and the availability of natural resources. Celsia, an energy…


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,…


Lavola joins forces with Anthesis and consolidates its position in the international market

The joint venture establishes itself as one of the main consultancy companies specialised in sustainability Pere Pous, Founder and President of Lavola added “with this merger, Lavola strengthens its portfolio of services, and will be able to respond to international projects of great magnitude. Participation in the new group will provide expertise, tools, methodologies, knowledge and…


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…


Urban Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency programme in he southern countries of the Mediterranean region

The objective of the project is to promote the development of a low carbon society through the implementation of energy efficiency projects and renewable energies in the southern Mediterranean countries, particularly: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Gaza / West Bank. In this sense, the study analyzes the need and feasibility of implementing a technical and financial…


Innovation prizes in financing for water distribution

Lavola supported the Dreampipe Challenge II by sending its water and environment expert, Aytor Naranjo, to carry out the endline performance verification at two water utilities participating in the competition, namely, Nkana Water & Sewerage Company in Kitwe (Zambia) and Lilongwe Water Board in Malawi. The Dreampipe II Prize Challenge is one of the challenges included within Ideas to Impact…


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…


The Province of Buenos Aires strengthens its solid waste management

Lavola supported  the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan of the Municipalities of Matanza-Riachuelo River Basin (ACUMAR) in the Province of Buenos Aires. This project has provided  ACUMAR’s River Basin Authorityan assessment of the current solid waste collection service in 14 municipalities as well as  the design of an improved new collection service. This will serve as the basis for the…


A step foward from the Colombian coffee sector to fight against Climate Change

The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) for the Coffee sector in Colombia has created an economic and financial model to access climate finance. This NAMA,  funded by the  United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Colombia,  is a joint effort between  the National Federation of Coffee Growers, UNDP,  the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and Lavola. NAMAs are actions…