Although the climate crisis is slowly gaining media attention, journalists from across Asia still face an uphill task of reporting on the environment. This year, World Bank Group and Eco-Business brought together over 20 journalists for the Innovate4Climate 2019 Media Fellowship to learn how to best report on the biggest story of our time.
Politics, censorship, ignorance—why is climate reporting so hard? To mark World Environment Day, Eco-Business asked journalists in countries feeling the worst effects of the climate crisis about the challenges they face doing their jobs.
Francisco Szekely –
Corporate social responsibility initiatives and the idea of the triple bottom line have grown in popularity among business circles. But where do the boundaries of a company's social responsibility lie, and who determines it?
Charlotte MIddlehurst and Lili Pike, Chinadialogue –
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?