US-based firm Woodchuck is bringing its reforestation programme to Nepal and Indonesia. CEO Ben VandenWymelenberg tells Eco-Business about the company's mission to replant the lost forests of Asia, and why FSC certification is 'crap'.
Green bonds are key to convincing the finance industry about the benefits of sustainable investing, but growth is being ‘strangled’ by overly complicated bond frameworks, said experts at a sustainable investment event in June.
George Blacksell –
A new financial product has emerged that provides a direct link between sustainability performance and financial value to the business. Could sustainable lending change the game for the future of corporate sustainability, asks Corporate Citizenship's George Blacksell.
Charlotte MIddlehurst and Lili Pike, Chinadialogue –
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
Hannah Koh –
Bringing together key figures in the private and public sectors, this year’s Responsible Business Forum will offer lessons on how business can be a force for good and harnessed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Vaidehi Shah –
Far too many Australian politicians receive financial support from, and give subsidies to, the fossil fuel industry, say climate campaigners. A new initiative by 350.org Australia calls for pollution-free politics in the country.
Medilyn Manibo –
Women continue to show results in addressing climate change in urban and rural communities around the world. UN's Momentum for Change celebrates their efforts through this short video.