A year and a half after the worst bout of haze ever to hit Southeast Asia, Eco-Business investigates how the world's second largest palm oil company is living up to a promise to stop the burning of peat forests to make way for plantations.
and Lorraine Smith –
When one of history's original disruptors, Copernicus, put the sun at the centre of the solar system, he upset entire systems and paradigms. Sustainability is about to have its own Copernicus moment as more organisations put the carbon cycle at the centre of the sustainable business agenda, says Volans' John Elkington.
Geoff Wells –
Drones and satellites swirl overhead to monitor our forests. Computers churn out calculations of forest growth, while carbon markets ring up transactions. This is the backdrop to carbon credits that are financing forest conservation. But how do local people fit into this fast-evolving world of technology?
The agricultural and landscape sector is responsible for 25 per cent of human-caused emissions, but is sometimes overlooked in decarbonisation efforts. WRI researchers highlight how we can protect forests and accelerate decarbonisation.
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.
Capital markets are punishing companies that are trying to do good today, but it’s the capital markets that will inevitably be the ones to suffer, writes Sindicatum Sustainable Resources’ CEO Assaad Razzouk.
This paper compares the eco-efficiency of Low Temperature Copper to Copper Bonding (LTCCB) technology against the Conventional Method (CM). The analyses look into the energy and material consumables consumption profiles ...