Last year, as Paris briefly earned the ignominious title of world’s worst city for air quality, Mayor Anne Hidalgo pledged that she would start a global observatory to tackle urban pollution. Now, she has delivered.
Fashion has been labelled the second most polluting industry after oil. But this does not have to be the case. A new initiative, Fashion for Good, is accelerating change towards a more circular industry, one in which even fast fashion can be sustainable.
Teresa Ribera –
The G20 must confront its biggest challenge, which is a lack of climate action by global superpowers such as the United States, says Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations director Teresa Ribera.
Richard Phillips –
Air pollution has been hitting the headlines recently, but what are the implications for businesses and what can they do to tackle it? Corporate Citizenship researcher Richard Phillips provides some answers.
and Simon Taylor –
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.
The recent rise in populism — as evidenced by the election of Donald Trump as US President and the triumph of Brexit — demands an “overdue reconfiguration” of the sustainability industry, says Volans’ John Elkington.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...