Renilde Becque

Renilde Becque is tagged in 4 stories.
Mobility as a Service Charting the Course for Customized On-Demand Mobility
Mobility as a Service Charting the Course for Customized On-Demand Mobility

Product, Service & Design Innovation / To serve people’s urban mobility needs, cities rely on anything from one dominant, mainly private owned means of transport — the personal automobile — to a complex mixture of publicly and privately financed transport means. Users of these mobility services are usually left to their own devices to identify the optimum (combination of) modes to cover a journey and understand differences in terms of pricing, time and convenience. - 3 years ago

Backcasting: A Roadmap to Transformational Change
Backcasting: A Roadmap to Transformational Change

New Metrics / As we have entered a new year, I’d like to take a closer look at the concept of backcasting for coming up with strategies that marry ‘transformational change’ (as sustainability practitioners like to call those meaningful sustainability outcomes that leap beyond ‘making things less bad’) with viability and desirability.Backcasting? Am I casting my eyes on what lies behind us? No, in fact backcasting looks far ahead in order to create bridges towards desirable outcomes for the future. - 4 years ago

Linking Carbon-Reduction Targets to Economic Value Added: Making Sense of Science
Linking Carbon-Reduction Targets to Economic Value Added: Making Sense of Science

New Metrics / Towards ‘climate-stabilizing’ corporate carbon-reduction targetsAlthough setting corporate carbon-reduction targets is nowadays commonplace, many targets are grounded in ‘guestimates’ of what seems reasonably achievable or at least looks reasonable for external purposes and are often short-term in nature. Some mask an actual increase of absolute emissions as a result of growth and/or are set as intensity targets linked to sales, revenue, production or number of employees, but bearing no direct linkage to the actual reductions that would be required according to scientific bodies such as the IPCC. - 5 years ago

Environmental Profit & Loss Accounting: Can We Make It Work?
Environmental Profit & Loss Accounting: Can We Make It Work?

New Metrics / In November 2013 the first World Forum on Natural Capital took place in Scotland, signaling that the concept of natural capital accounting (NCA) as pioneered through emerging tools such as the Environmental Profit & Loss (EP&L) account is starting to pick up pace. Even more recent is the establishment of the Natural Capital Business Hub in February, showcasing a broad range of promising natural capital case studies that have yielded a positive return on investment. - 5 years ago

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