Renewable energy to expand by 50% in next five years

24 Oct 2019
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has found that solar, wind and hydropower projects are rolling out at their fastest rate in four years. In fact global supplies of renewable electricity are growing faster than expected and could expand by 50% in the next five years. “The appetite of...

Five bold public contracting reforms to improve public services in five cities

17 Oct 2019
Five teams of public contracting reformers from Buenos Aires, Ecuador, Mexico City, Moldova, and New Orleans have been selected to participate in the inaugural Lift impact programme, the Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) and social impact firm Reboot. The year-long support programme is designed...

Navigating the Waste and Recycling Services Market

3 Oct 2019
Local Authorities (in the UK and elsewhere) will be looking to procure more waste and recycling services in the next few years as tighter regulations come into play. In the UK alone, DEFRA (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) will be setting harder resources and waste strategy...