Dutch company Boogaerdt Hout has been found guilty of violating the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) for placing illegal Burmese teak on the market. The company has two months in which to clear its supply chain of illegal wood.
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.
What are the most innovative ways to provide healthy, safe food and water to poor urban communities without harming the environment? A contest organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hopes to bring out the best ideas.
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What does it say about our food production system that perfectly edible produce is thrown out every day? Chamila Perera speaks to dumpster divers and examines how to fix the society's food waste problem.
Being more sustainable is good for a company's bottom line and reputation. So why are companies, as seen in WWF's recent Palm Oil Scorecard for Singapore and Malaysia, dragging their feet on sustainability? SIIA researchers discuss.
A lack of funding for the Sustainable Development Goals "is enough to test even the most diehard optimist", but World Bank expert Mahmoud Mohieldin shares lessons from Colombia on how countries can still achieve the SDGs.
Businesses today dictate working conditions for labourers across the globe through their supply chains. It's up to them to apply standards and enforce these with whistleblowing practices in order to eradicate slavery. Here's how.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...