World Water Day: Reflections on its importance and global challenges

Today, March 22, is World Water Day, a day proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to raise awareness of the importance of water as a fundamental resource that sustains life on our planet. From oceans to rivers and lakes, water is indispensable for human well-being, agriculture, industry, and ecosystems. People’s daily lives have […]


Celebrating World Day of Engineering for Sustainable Development

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development, designated by UNESCO in 2019, is celebrated on 4 March to raise awareness and visibility of the importance of the engineering sector in meeting the environmental and sustainable development challenges of the future. This year’s theme is “Engineering solutions for a sustainable world”. Engineering is the conjunction of the […]


PERTE Industrial Decarbonization – Integral action support for the decarbonization of manufacturing industry

The draft Order establishing the regulatory bases for aid for integrated action for the decarbonization of the manufacturing industry as part of the PERTE for Industrial Decarbonization within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan has been published, with an early call for applications for 2024. This regulation articulates the first of the […]


Oceans could contain more plastics than fish in 2050

For years, the amount of plastic waste in the oceans and seas has been steadily increasing. “If we don’t change the way we produce and use plastics, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050”. This is what Frans Timmermans, vice-president first of the European Commission and in charge of leading […]


Celebrate world recycling day

The International Recycling Day reminds us of the urgency of saving the seas full of plastic, the trees that cannot breathe and the animals that have been left homeless. On May 17, the International Recycling Day is celebrated, proclaimed by UNESCO in 2005, with the aim of remembering the importance of recycling our waste, reducing […]

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Using the Digital Twin to drive sustainability

Almost half a century has passed since the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm (Sweden) in 1972, where the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was set up in 1988 and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was created in 1992, with the aim of […]


Digitalization as a key factor in advancing towards sustainability and compliance with the SDG

At this time of major environmental changes, the companies that will lead these changes will be those that, based on DIGITALIZATION, develop new capabilities based on information derived from key data. In this way, they will be able to advance in the objectives of SUSTAINABILITY, such as managing their carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions, […]


What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

In 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, an opportunity for countries and their societies to embark on a new path to improve the lives of all, leaving no one behind. The Agenda has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ranging from the elimination of poverty to curbing climate change, universal education, women’s […]

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IDP’s support to obtain Next Generation EU Funds

DIGITIZATION AND SUSTAINABILITY: IDP PROVIDES DIGITAL TWIN SOLUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT BOTH THE ASSET DIGITIZATION AXIS AND THE EVALUATION AND SIMULATION OF SUSTAINABILITY SCENARIOS. What are the Next Generation EU funds?  Next Generation EU is a European Recovery Fund that will involve an investment of 750 billion euros, between loans and transfers during the period 2021 […]


The conference of the parties to the UN Convention ON Climate Change (COP25) starts in Madrid

Between 2 and 13 December Madrid brings together the 196 nations and the European Union at the Conference of the Parties (COP25).  The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This summit seeks to advance towards the implementation of agreements that establish concrete obligations […]

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Integration of the circular economy

The circular economy is a sustainable development strategy that has been proposed to address problems of environmental degradation and scarcity of resources. Its three principles are the reduction, reuse and recycling of materials. These principles propose a circular system where all materials are recycled, all energy is obtained from renewable sources, the reconstruction of ecosystems […]

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BIM technology integration in the “Landfill Engineering” projects development

LANDFILL ENGINEERING The term “Landfill Engineering” refers to a part of a new scientific-technological discipline developed since the end of the twentieth century: Environmental Geotechnology. In the recent years, the progress in the development of waste treatment projects (new treatment plants or technological and process improvements) has been reflected to a lesser extent in construction, […]

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Workshop to start the project to create the oo for urban solid waste integral management in Mexico

Last Tuesday the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat (SEMARNAT) in cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), started the workshop of the project to create the operating organisms for urban solid waste integral management. At the workshop the different presentations where focused on priority aims such as legal aspects, viability, and financial self-sufficiency, operational potential […]