A motion passed at the FSC General Assembly meeting on October 13 indicates that the organisation will pursue a change to its rules allowing companies that have converted forests to plantations since 1994 to go for certification.
India’s serial entrepreneur Manish Sabharwal has specific ideas on how the country should transform its economy to deliver the jobs that will lift millions out of poverty. But where sustainability is concerned, the hype is still ahead of reality, he tells Eco-Business.
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Hong Kong must have a hard look at its continued dependence on the mainland for its water supply and what it costs. Singaporean water policy researcher Shanisse Goh offers lessons for the city to be self-reliant when it comes to water.
There shouldn't be a dedicated government department for climate change and energy - all ministries should be equally sensitive to these issues, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive officer Assaad Razzouk.
Many Asian governments are reluctant to reduce fossil fuel subsidies out of concern for poor communities. But the money freed up from subsidies could fully offset their expenditures when energy prices rise, says ADB economist Rupa Jha.
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Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...