The struggle against modern-day slavery in the fashion industry is being hampered by public relations spin and companies that still put profit, not people, at the heart of their business models, said a leading ethical fashion campaigner.
The vehicle is in the field testing stage and there are plans to launch it by the end of 2017, replacing hand-pulled rickshaw vans used to take emergency patients from many rural areas to the hospital.
Julie Mollins –
In South Asia, where population pressures pose a significant food security challenge, growing at least two crops per year boosts productivity, writes International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre's Julie Mollins.
Ann Moey –
Harnessing the natural functions of healthy ecosystems and women's strength in resource management could bring about better solutions to climate mitigation and adaptation, says International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Ann Moey.
Mark Malloch Brown –
There is a credit gap of US$2.6 trillion for helping SMEs access the credit needed to become climate resilient. Mark Malloch Brown, chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, shares how microfinance can help.
JP Morgan recently said it will stop financing new coal developments, but this is an announcement with many loopholes, and is an act of climate hypocrisy, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive Assaad Razzouk.
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...