Environmental Issues This section features news related to environmental issues and concerns. Topics may include international environmental concerns, industry trends, litigation, strategic development plans, problems and solutions.

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20 Jun, 2018, 22:33 BST Global Lumber Prices Continued Their Two-year Climb in the 1Q with the Pace Higher in North America than in the Nordic Countries, Russia and China

Lumber markets – North America After softwood lumber consumption in the US reached a ten-year high in 2017, demand fell in early 2018....


20 Jun, 2018, 06:00 BST Ostara and Krevox Partner to Build Nutrient Recovery Facility at Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant to Reduce Phosphorus and Protect the Baltic Sea

Ostara and Krevox announced today they have partnered to build a nutrient recovery facility at the Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to aid in...


18 Jun, 2018, 16:08 BST Chubb launches new environmental risk report with Clyde & Co

Chubb today announced the launch of a special new environmental risks report - Global Management of Environmental Risk, created in collaboration...


18 Jun, 2018, 06:55 BST Sustainability a Fundamental Constituent for Sofidel in Value Creation Process

Sofidel reduces direct emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere by 20.6% As the world turns its awareness to the protection of the environment,...


14 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Gore Fabrics Presents GORE-TEX Products With a PFCEC Free DWR at OutDoor Show

- Key milestone achieved in delivering against ambitious PFC goals - Increased use of recycled and solution-dyed textiles in...


13 Jun, 2018, 22:30 BST Univar Becomes a Signatory of the United Nations Global Compact

Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that it has...


13 Jun, 2018, 15:00 BST Ambitious Decarbonisation Targets Will Radically Transform the Dutch Power System by 2040 With Knock-on Effects for European Neighbours

- The recent Dutch coalition agreement and the Klimaatakkoord 2019 set out an ambitious decarbonisation roadmap for its electricity...


12 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier Named Winner of World's Leading Animal Conservation Award

Hero for primates and champion of biodiversity receives $250,000 Indianapolis Prize Today, officials of the Indianapolis Prize — the world's...


11 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST CCTNE Advocating Urgent Climate Action at G7 2018 Summit With Industry Pioneers

"As a very influential and powerful group of nations, the G7 has the potential to make a key contribution." - Patricia Espinosa, Executive...


07 Jun, 2018, 21:13 BST Capstone Mining Reports on 2017 Sustainability Performance

Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today published its fourth annual Sustainability Report. "Our report this year focuses on how we are...


07 Jun, 2018, 17:01 BST Nestlé Waters to Certify All Its Sites to Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard by 2025

Nestlé Waters has today announced that it will extend its commitment to water stewardship by certifying all of its sites to the Alliance for...


07 Jun, 2018, 07:00 BST UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Very Large Scale Decarbonization Technology in Support of Government's Recently Announced Clean Growth Initiative

On Wednesday 23 May, UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced the UK's goal to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia...


06 Jun, 2018, 13:09 BST "Cities in Progress" - the BMW Group and Cities Across Four Continents Discuss Sustainable Mobility

- Launch of BMW Group Dialogues 2018 in Los Angeles - Main focus: better mobility for better cities - Collaboration with Los...


05 Jun, 2018, 12:43 BST Mainstream Renewable Power Completes USD$520 Million Financial Close for Two Wind Farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South...


04 Jun, 2018, 16:41 BST Agoda's top tips for sustainable travel

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June, Agoda shares tips on how to actively become a more conscious, responsible traveler. Here are some ideas to...


01 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Ukrgasbank (Ecobank) Becomes First Ukrainian Bank to Join Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition to Boost Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Economic Growth

- Partnership positions Ukrgasbank as a market leader in green finance in the region - Past Ukrgasbank projects have directly led to...


01 Jun, 2018, 00:00 BST Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Enters its 10th Anniversary of World Environment Day Celebrations

Leading Testing, Inspection and Certification Services Provider, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services ("Bureau Veritas CPS") announces its...


31 May, 2018, 17:55 BST Duni Welcomes EU Commission's Proposal Opposing Plastic Pollution

On the 28 May, 2018, the EU Commission has proposed an EU-wide regulation recommending preventive actions on plastic waste items most frequently...


31 May, 2018, 14:00 BST World's Longest Undersea Tunnel Stays Cool And Reduces Environmental Impact

Eurotunnel's sustainability efforts boosted with completion of new cooling system in landmark Channel Tunnel that delivers energy savings of at...


30 May, 2018, 12:00 BST Mario Sorrenti Shoots Supermodel Anja Rubik For PORTER's Ocean-themed Summer Escape Issue Dedicated To Protecting Our Blue Planet

For full interview buy PORTER's Summer Escape Issue, on sale June 1 For its Summer Escape issue, PORTER is proud to partner with Parley for...


30 May, 2018, 07:00 BST DSM Links Green House Gas Emission Reduction to Interest Rate in New €1 Billion Revolving Credit Facility

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that it has successfully concluded a...


23 May, 2018, 13:11 BST The Cayman Government and Oxitec Launch Innovative Pilot to Suppress Aedes aegypti

Cayman's mosquito control unit announces launch of new pilot project that will combine Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes aegypti mosquito with...


22 May, 2018, 13:36 BST dena Energy Efficiency Award 2018: Invitation for Applications

Private and public sector companies can apply online until 30 June 2018 / Four award categories open to international applicants / 30,000...


22 May, 2018, 09:00 BST Corona Renames The World Surf League's Bali Pro To "Corona Bali Protected" To Bring Attention To Marine Plastic Pollution

On a Mission to Protect Paradise, Corona Transforms Championship Tour Event to Raise Awareness of Marine Plastic Pollution As title sponsor...


22 May, 2018, 08:23 BST Äänekoski to Create The World's Largest Meeting Point for Bioeconomy - Plänet B

Äänekoski's current industrial infrastructure has the potential of becoming the global center of bioeconomy implementation. A new joint venture by...