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The United Nations has compiled a set of interrelated goals to aid in contributing towards universal enrichment and global development and sustainability. These goals, known as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, are systematized to bestow direction and focus towards solving the world's greatest challenges by 2030.

 

LED Roadway Lighting and Smart City division Liveable Cities support the UN Sustainable Development Goals, committing to making the world more sustainable through our products and actions. We have chosen to focus particularly on goals 9, 11, 13, and 15.

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Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

LED Roadway Lighting and Liveable Cities work to innovate new technology that can be used to build infrastructure and create jobs for people in developing and developed countries.

One way we do this is by creating and providing energy-efficient infrastructure such as LED streetlights for street and highway projects. Not only are we able to share new technology that can benefit others globally, but this also allows us to supply long-term jobs and teach new skills to people nationally and internationally in manufacturing, research and development, and sales.

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Sustainable Cities and Communities

LED Roadway Lighting and Liveable Cities' goal is to improve the environmental, social, and economic impact of cities and to make them more resilient. 

We achieve this positive impact on communities through our technology in several ways: by reducing energy consumption and GHG emissions released in our atmosphere, contributing to less waste and pollution; by reducing product costs, allowing cities to spend more of their budget on other necessary or beneficial expenses; and by providing effective lighting in neighborhoods for increased safety and a sense of security throughout the night.

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Climate Action

LED Roadway Lighting and Liveable Cities' products and services reduce the carbon footprint of cities by making them smarter and more efficient.

 

Upgrading from dated conventional streetlights to LEDs significantly reduce the carbon footprint in cities, with generally 50-60% less energy consumption. Besides the obvious financial benefits of upgrading to energy-efficient street lighting, this allows cities to implement procedures that are beneficial, striving to limit pollution instead of simply contributing to its continual growth. 

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Life on Land

Smart technology enables the use of smart city data for understanding how we do things and analyzing which of these activities have negative impacts on the planet and society. As we better understand those impacts, we can respond more effectively. 

With smarter lighting, we use light only when and where needed, allowing us to reduce the negative impact of artificial lighting on people, plants, and animals, such as natural sleep and wake cycles. One specific way we have implemented our research is by developing LED lights with a limited wavelength that meets the requirements designed to avoid interfering with the sea turtles nesting.