In a world in which humans have already crossed four of the nine planetary boundaries, is there still room for new business and growth? Yes, say business leaders, but only if we learn to do more with less.
There is now one set of guidelines, agreed upon by both industry and civil society, for palm oil companies to use when implementing their commitments to address the deforestation associated with their operations.
Florian Krampe –
The link between environmental degradation and terrorism is increasingly clear, but so is the link between environmental action and creating political stability, writes Florian Krampe.
and Marco Rahner, Abraham Cambridge –
From blockchain to energy storage to microgrid, experts outline some of the most exciting renewable energy technology trends that are set to make a big impact in Africa and beyond.
Prakash Kashwan –
Environmentalists have long assumed there must be trade-offs between protecting the environment and securing social justice for local people. University of Connecticut's Prakash Kashwan explains how policymakers can achieve both.
What's driving the low levels of commitment and ambition among governments to reduce carbon emissions? It could be the corrupting influence of vested interests, say Heinrich Böll Foundation's Lili Fuhr and Global Witness's Simon Taylor.
Carbon finance, i.e. investments in projects that sell emissions reductions, offers a significant opportunity for companies to demonstrate a tangible contribution to the SDGs. Voluntary carbon markets are now evolving to help companies demonstrate this wider impact, writes Natural Capital Partners' Ben Massie.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...