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.

Latest Environmental Issues

08 Feb, 2018, 03:30 GMT Ledvance Successfully Delivers 25 Million Energy-efficient LED Lamps to Indian Government

- One of the biggest government contracts for Ledvance in almost 100 years of being in the general lighting business. - Deal...


08 Feb, 2018, 01:00 GMT Ledvance Successfully Delivers 25 Million Energy-efficient LED Lamps to Indian Government

- One of the biggest government contracts for Ledvance in almost 100 years of being in the general lighting business. - Deal...


06 Feb, 2018, 14:48 GMT Over 200 Sustainability Thought Leaders to Convene at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Business Leadership Forum 2018

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG), an exclusive membership organisation whose mission is to promote sustainability management in Abu...


02 Feb, 2018, 16:14 GMT Envision Inks Strategic Sustainable Development Partnerships in Singapore

Turns "Smart Nation" from project into product Envision, a global leading digital energy platform company, is partnering with four Singapore...


29 Jan, 2018, 15:05 GMT Hublot and Depeche Mode to Release a Collector's Edition Series of 55 Unique Big Bang Watches to Benefit charity: water, Inspired by Each of the Band's 55 Singles

One of the most influential, beloved and best-selling musical acts of all time, Depeche Mode have sold over 100 million records worldwide and...


29 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Energi Mine Successfully Raises £8 Million Through ICO Pre-Sale

Public Sale Opens on 1 February 2018 Company on target to hit £12 million fundraising cap Funds will be invested in blockchain-based...


25 Jan, 2018, 12:20 GMT iPoint Takes Over Industry Leader in Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Cost Accounting

Reutlingen-based Software House Extends Circular Economy Portfolio with LCA and MFCA Solutions iPoint-systems continues its growth course....


24 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Tetra Pak Pledges Support for EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission's Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy....


23 Jan, 2018, 12:15 GMT Hager + Elsässer Awarded Contract To Modernize Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant For The Knauf Company In Russia

Hager + Elsässer (H+E), an Aquarion Group company and a leading international supplier of industrial process and wastewater treatment, together...


23 Jan, 2018, 09:00 GMT Volvo Trucks Wants to see Fewer Trucks in Urban Rush-Hour Traffic

In 2019 Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe, and the first units will be put into operation together with selected...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:13 GMT Masdar Institute and Cleanergy Partner in Research on Thermal Energy Storage for the Cleanergy Stirling CSP System

Renewable energy solutions that can deliver on-demand electricity and store energy when renewable resources are available, is the key component...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:05 GMT EU Plastics Strategy Misses Chance to Fully Embrace the Benefits of Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastics

The European Strategy for Plastics, published on Tuesday by the European Commission, sets clear goals to curb plastic waste, increase resource...


08 Jan, 2018, 09:06 GMT Nominations Open for the 4th Edition of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity

The General Secretariat of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity announces that it is now accepting nominations for the Award's fourth edition...


28 Dec, 2017, 18:24 GMT Rosatom Proposes Balanced Solution to Climate Change

Russia's government declared 2017 to be the Year of Ecology and the environmental policies of Rosatom, the country's State Atomic Energy...


15 Dec, 2017, 17:03 GMT Humane Society International Applauds Michael Kors Holdings' Fur-Free Policy Announcement

Humane Society International applauds company for becoming the latest to forego fur Michael Kors Holdings Limited - a global fashion...


11 Dec, 2017, 12:40 GMT ICO of the First Crypto Currency to Support the Paris Agreement

New foundation Impact Earth is the first blockchain platform to support origination, development and management of Real Estate Impact Investments...


11 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Tilburg University: Climate-smart Agriculture Requires Radical Policy Changes

At all levels of agricultural regulation - national, European, and international - important changes are required to be able to address the...


08 Dec, 2017, 13:33 GMT The Wildlife Justice Commission Delivers New Case File to Vietnam Regarding Criminal Network Trading in High Volumes of Wildlife

Case File presents evidence regarding a professional criminal network trading in more than USD 15 million worth of high-value wildlife...


07 Dec, 2017, 20:35 GMT Sims Recycling Solutions Promotes Transparency in Gold Supply and Production

The e-waste recycling site in Eindhoven, NL signs the Dutch Gold Covenant Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) signed the Dutch Gold Sector...


05 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Elsevier Introduces Two Major Reference Works for Earth and Environmental Scientists and Students

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced the publication of two major reference works for...


30 Nov, 2017, 13:44 GMT Envision Energy Unveils New International Wind Turbines at WindEurope 2017

Envision Energy, a leading global smart energy solution provider, today announces the global release of its latest international product portfolio...


29 Nov, 2017, 17:04 GMT Is Environmental Protection Responsible for the Success or Failure of a Military Mission? Defence IQ Investigates

Damage to the environment during a military operation can threaten livelihoods, leading to further instability and tension. By contrast, the...


27 Nov, 2017, 11:19 GMT Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability

The Consumer Goods Forum Creates Japan Local Group Committed to Addressing Today's Sustainability Challenges; Implementation of Sustainability...


23 Nov, 2017, 15:58 GMT Sultanate of Oman to Host the Final Award Ceremony of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition in its 11th Edition

● In partnership with Community Jameel; with this year's trategic partners Riyada, Omantel, Oman Technology Fund and Zain Group as a digital...


23 Nov, 2017, 07:00 GMT NUST MISIS Metallurgists First in the World Develop a Unique Furnace for the Highly Efficient Recycling of Industrial Waste

More than 95% of cast-iron in the world is still produced in blast furnaces. Modern blast furnaces are powerful units that produce tons of...