In a newly published infographic, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) shares the key elements behind the tree planting model it has put into place together with its local partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Indonesian ride-hailing app also wants to cut waste and protect its vulnerable drivers from economic shocks like the Covid-19 outbreak. Gojek's sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells Eco-Business that its targets are ambitious but not impossible to achieve.
and Eva Zabey –
The planet’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points, with extinction rates 100-1,000 times higher than they were a century ago. Our current economic system has put natural resources under ever-increasing pressure.
Assaad Razzouk –
Sustainability investing has exploded since the signing of the Paris Agreement, but it is seriously flawed: there are no universal rules for ESG risks, or clear frameworks to police ESG products. Part of the solution is to put a price on the 'E' in ESG, argues Assaad Razzouk
Khor Yu Leng, Segi Enam, Nadirah Sharif, Segi Enam, Siti Bazilah, Singapore Institute of International Affairs –
Import bans bring social issues to the fore forcing agribusiness to assess their obligations to their workforces. Are such regulatory bans the best way to address the social issues prevalent in the industry?
A trend of journalists being asked to share their stories before publication is a sign that newsmakers do not understand how journalism works, and think they can control the narrative. In reporting on sustainability issues, pre-publication review could lead to greenwashing.
Robin Hicks –
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
GDP and other economic measurements do not fully reflect current state of affairs and future development potential. Based on 127 quantitative data indicators, the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index evaluates performance …
In 2016, WWF Netherlands, Metabolic, WWF Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment reviewed over sixty approaches, methodologies, tools, programs and action plans relating to human impacts on …
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …