Sustainable business models are increasingly recognised in the world as "the most sound, long term business logic", UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson said at a high-level forum on financing the Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
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If the old adage “you are what you eat” is true, then most of us are eating from the hand of corporations. But a recent decision by the “people’s court” against Monsanto emphasises the need for change.
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?
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.
Women in Asia Pacific have narrowed the education and health gaps, but progress has been slow for economic empowerment. This International Women's Day, let's recommit ourselves to achieving gender equality, says UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
Pure Advantage, the not-for-profit organisation developing a green growth strategy for New Zealand, released a significant report into New Zealand's position in the global green economy. It details how New ...