The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil finalised a set of criteria to check that companies which have made zero deforestation policies are meeting them. This new label, called RSPO Next, is a voluntary addition to the existing certification.
Shortly after Southeast Asia's worst haze on record, the Singapore Environment Council announced that its eco-label will certify sustainable palm oil products from next year. Eco-Business speaks to SEC head Edwin Seah to find out more about this upcoming label.
Vaidehi Shah –
Southeast Asia's haze crisis has sparked a heated conversation on what everyone from companies to governments should be doing to end the burning. Here's one thing consumers can do now to help address the problem.
Jonathon Porritt –
Access to protein isn’t enough. The question is whether there’ll be enough fish to feed a growing aquaculture industry, says Forum for the Future’s founder director Jonathon Porritt.
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud –
Fishing in Somali waters must not be allowed to remain a free-for-all, where far-flung foreign fleets exploit the ecosystem in unsustainable ways, says Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mahmud.
Nature, it turns out, has been giving away its resources a little too cheaply. Industrial agriculture has been consuming nature's capital to a point where it can no longer provide all that's needed to maintain global agricultural production, says Trucost senior analyst Chris Baldock.
One of the new sustainable development goals calls for the elimination of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, together with the creation of a more resilient and sustainable food system. Can it be done? Rwanda President Paul Kagame and K Y Amoako, president of the African Center for Economic Transformation, discuss.
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...