A country that now claims it is attempting to chart a development path away from its former "pollute now, clean up later" approach, China will host the most important biodiversity conference in a decade next year.
Both palm oil producers and environmental activists expressed dismay over the European Union's move, saying the policy is discriminatory and will still allow palm oil used as biofuels to continue to be treated as a renewable fuel.
Robert Watson –
For too long, companies around the world have taken for granted the ecosystems on which production and consumption are based. And though some corporate leaders have begun to factor biodiversity into their financial assessments and overall business models, many more need to follow suit.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
To mark the fifth year of Zero Waste Month, Parañaque City held week-long activities to highlight the Philippines' waste reduction ambitions. But plastics used at the event were inconsistent with a ceremony that should have walked the talk.
Erin Jan Sinogba and Daniele Ponzi –
Green business is a win-win for all, but the private sector alone cannot finance its growth. Here's how policymakers can help scale up Asia's sustainable business, write Asian Development Bank's Daniele Ponzi and Erin Jan Sinogba.
WRI's Kelly Levine outlines how milestones in energy, transport, land use, industry, infrastructure and finance give governments and industries a clear roadmap to put us on a path towards achieving 1.5°C.
Robin Hicks –
Coca-Cola was among the corporations supporting the release, which has been criticised by conservation experts. The release of 1,000 hatchling olive ridley sea turtles on Kuta Beach marked the opening of the global Our Ocean Conference 2018 in Bali, Indonesia.
This study report under the coordination of Conservation International (CI-Brazil), recommends that companies should understand and incorporate into their decision making process, the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystems services ...
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...