Michael Mathres –
As the UNFCCC scrambles to find US$100 billion a year to tackle climate change, private sector and private capital markets should be ready to support the transition to a low-carbon world. This will encourage governments to make their own financial commitments and contributions for the Paris global deal.
John Elkington –
The next decade looks set to be the most challenging, exciting and potentially productive yet. The launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the impending COP21 summit, spurred along by visionary leaders like the Pope, could help the world reboot both corporations and capitalism, says John Elkington.
Nick Rowley –
As governments and customers start asking more specific questions about a company’s sustainability and emissions performance, those that can answer them are likely to have a distinct advantage.
Once again a haze of smoke has descended upon Southeast Asia. The smoke originates in Indonesia, and has happened nearly every year since 1997. It begs the question whether international law can be used to put a stop to it.
Many palm oil producers and buyers are sited in Singapore. Hit them where it hurts, by mandating banks and investors to have codes that prevent loans to or investments in firms that aid deforestation and land burning.
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...
In a previous articles titled "Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1 and Part 2 ",we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata and Moringa oleifera are going ...