Following major food safety scandals in China, demand has increased for safe and organic produce from the countryside, linking rural farmers to urban consumers. How is e-commerce improving the lives of China's emerging rural entrepreneurs?
Giulia Christianson and Jack McClamrockAriel Pinchot –
Although the world's largest asset management firm has seen an increase in sustainable investment funds in the past year, sustainability has yet to be mainstreamed into its core business practices, say experts from the World Resources Institute.
Chris Taylor and David Lindenmayer –
Even the majority of wood products with longer lifespans, such as native timber, end up in landfill, say experts from the Australian University who address myths related to the logging of native forests.
Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury –
The global financial institution has advocated for reforms that favour agribusiness and ignore peasants and indigenous peoples whose livelihoods depend on traditional land use.
According to research from the Institute of Sustainable Futures, demand for metals for electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies could bust reserves for cobalt, lithium and nickel. How can we ensure the transition to renewable energy does not increase the negative impacts of mining?
Increasingly destructive natural disasters, geopolitical shifts, and glaring inequalities have forced the international community to acknowledge that existing frameworks for addressing global issues collectively are in need of an overhaul. In fact, this may be the world's last chance to get serious about sustainable development.
Zafirah Zein –
Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
Companies have traditionally thought about climate change and environmental sustainability as reputational risks best managed through corporate social responsibility programs. In recent years, however, many companies have been caught unprepared ...