A plan by luxury goods brand Hermès to open a 50,000-capacity crocodile farm has alarmed animal welfare campaigners who decry the barbarism of a murky trade. Croc farming is inhumane, unnecessary and poses zoonotic disease outbreak risk, they say.
In his new position at the management consultancy, Charlton will be responsible for embedding the latest developments in sustainability into business solutions for clients sitting in Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
The organisations will each chip in US$500 million to a fund they envisage will be a catalyst for the energy transition that will unlock billions more in investment to bring green power to remote locations.
Kevin Watkins –
The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial.
Roan du Feu –
Investors are wary of palm oil due to its social and environmental ills. But given the lack of viable alternatives and the possibility of sustainable production, investors may wish to view certified palm oil in a different light.
The climate crisis demands that the European Union turn its world-leading climate agenda into foreign policy. By deploying the financial, market, and diplomatic tools, Europe can lead the rest of the world towards a sustainable future.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Dr Jane Goodall, known for her pioneering study of chimpanzees nearly 60 years ago in Tanzania, continues her work to conserve nature in Africa by joining an expedition to protect the continent’s highest peak.
Gan Su Xuan –
In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value …