The plaintiffs, who come from parts of the world where established forests are being logged to produce wood pellets for bioenergy, highlighted a serious loophole in the accounting for emissions from forest burning, arguing that this practice is not carbon neutral.
As International Women's Day 2019 celebrates global progress on gender equality with the theme #BalanceforBetter, women in the region remain nowhere near on par with men when it comes to their participation in the economy.
Accused of being complicit in not only deforestation but also human right abuses in plantations, the European Union, of which France is a member, is keen to combat unsustainable imports, known as a key driver to deforestation.
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.
Globally, annual waste generation is set to increase by as much as 70% by 2050, even as the world population increases by less than half that. How can international institutions help countries develop the latest waste-management systems?
Seventy years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we face one of the biggest challenges and injustices of all times. How can climate change solutions help tackle poverty and ensure rights for the most vulnerable communities?
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...