Japanese plastics manufacturer Sekisui Chemical is the highest ranked Asian firm in a global index of the most sustainable corporations by Canadian publisher Corporate Knights. CK's boss says it is 'worrying' that there are not more Asian firms in the list.
Jérôme Viala-Gaudefroy –
Climate skepticism exists in other Western democracies, primarily among right-wing populists, but American Republicans are still found to be the least likely to see climate change as a major threat. Why?
James Robert Farmer –
Over the last five years there has been a shortage of Christmas trees. Climate change could be to blame, as changing weather patterns affect growers’ ability to produce high-quality trees and the varieties that shoppers seek.
Countries in Europe are commissioning citizen assemblies to deliberate on solutions to fix the climate crisis. Can this growing form of participatory politics break political deadlocks on climate and make a real difference to climate policy?
Robin Hicks –
The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
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 ...
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...