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It can provide a wider choice of green products such as energy saving gadgets, EVs, and sustainable building materials. Mandates to purchase such products can aggregate demand to encourage manufacturers of low-carbon products.
Beni Suryadi, manager of the Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage department, has been concurrently appointed acting head of the new unit. He says he is there to realise a task seen as “mission impossible”.
As the International Maritime Organisation’s intersessional working group to revise its shipping emissions target draws to a close, the Philippines has yet to come forward with its position, despite its ongoing ecological crisis.
A 29-country study finds that firms with more gender-equal boards are less likely to exaggerate their sustainability credentials. It also found that firms in more religious countries were more likely to greenwash.
The use of antibiotics in fish culture and hormones in artificial fish breeding bring into question the safety of Bangladesh’s food supply, as exposure to high levels of these substances can harm human and environmental health.