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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23 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT SUSE Joins Forces with Endurance Athlete Lewis Pugh; Sponsors World's First Swim in East Antarctic Supra-Glacial Lake to Fight Climate Change and Create 1 million sq km Marine Protected Area

SUSE®, the world's largest independent open source software company, is sponsoring Lewis Pugh's historic swim across a supra-glacial lake in East...


23 Jan, 2020, 06:45 GMT New World Development Sets "Sustainability Vision 2030" to Reduce Energy and Carbon Intensity by 50% and Launches Initiatives to Incubate Next-Gen Changemakers

Driven to bring actionable solutions to environmental and societal challenges locally and globally, Adrian Cheng - Executive vice-chairman and...


22 Jan, 2020, 12:45 GMT New Initiative launched at Davos to Decarbonize Mineral and Industrial Supply Chains

Rocky Mountain Institute, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at...


21 Jan, 2020, 13:45 GMT BMO Financial Group Named to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Ranking

BMO ranked top bank in North America Reflects commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020...


20 Jan, 2020, 16:42 GMT Companies Support New Targets to Protect Earth's Life Support Systems

Business leaders attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week are supporting a new science-based approach to tackling their...


20 Jan, 2020, 13:00 GMT Firmenich Leads in Climate Change Action: On CDP 'A List' for Sixth Year in a Row

For the sixth consecutive year, Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, has been commended for its climate action,...


20 Jan, 2020, 11:00 GMT Business Reporter: A New Dawn for Sustainable Packaging

Valgroup is promoting the circular economy with its sustainable packaging solutions. A number of megatrends are driving sustainability including...


20 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT Saudi Heritage Preservation Society Request UNESCO Protection for Ancient Khawlani Coffee Cultivation in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Heritage Preservation Society has called on UNESCO to protect traditional Khawlani coffee cultivation techniques in Saudi Arabia. The...


19 Jan, 2020, 17:00 GMT L'OCCITANE Launches Ecosystem Restoration Fund

L'OCCITANE Group today announced the creation of a fund to support ecosystems that are severely affected by natural disasters, such as the...


16 Jan, 2020, 17:30 GMT Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will...


16 Jan, 2020, 12:00 GMT Getty Images and Climate Visuals Launch New Grant to Evolve the Visual Narratives that Define the Global Climate Crisis

Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with Climate Visuals, the world's only evidence-backed programme for climate...


16 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT Crisis Management Professionals Invited to DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference in Brussels From February 19-20, 2020

Unlocking the innovation potential in European crisis management in the era of climate change The DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference is...


16 Jan, 2020, 07:00 GMT SIGEF Brings Inclusion to Davos and a Supportive Vision for a Smarter Future for the World

Sharing the same concerns and goals with the leaders of the global economy who will be gathering in Davos to pave the way "for a Cohesive and...


16 Jan, 2020, 06:01 GMT Burning Planet: Climate Fires and Political Flame Wars Rage

Economic and political polarization will rise this year, as collaboration between world leaders, businesses and policy-makers is needed more than...


15 Jan, 2020, 16:41 GMT Manjal Loughton Holds Charity Event to Support Efforts Against the Australian Bushfires

Manjal, winner of the "Outstanding Indian Restaurant of the Year 2019" at the first ever London Asian Food Awards, is hosting a charity event to...


15 Jan, 2020, 05:00 GMT Gaidar Forum 2020: A Platform to Find Answers to the Main Challenges of the New Decade

The 11th Gaidar Forum, Russia and the World: Challenges of the New Decade, is held at the Presidential Academy on January 15-16, 2020 and it brings...


14 Jan, 2020, 22:12 GMT Indigo Agriculture looks to Reimagine Agriculture at GFFA and Farm & Food 4.0 in Berlin

Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, will invite delegates to reimagine...


14 Jan, 2020, 15:04 GMT Bill McKibben joins the Keeling Curve Prize organization's board

One of the world's most influential environmentalists, Bill McKibben, has joined the board of the Global Warming Mitigation Project, which runs the...


14 Jan, 2020, 12:55 GMT Chakaka Primary School in Malawi, Winner of One Million Liters

Two months after its launch, the One Million Liters initiative, which invited people to join the Sustainable Denim Revolution, now has a beneficiary: ...


13 Jan, 2020, 09:00 GMT Firmenich Recognized as Most Sustainable Company in the Flavour & Fragrances Industry

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the Most Sustainable...


13 Jan, 2020, 09:00 GMT PA Consulting's Analysis Shows Top Car Makers Will Face €14.5bn Fines for Missing the EU's CO2 Emissions Targets

Europe's 13 top car manufacturers will miss their 2021 targets and will face fines of more than €14.5bn, according to the annual forecast of car...


08 Jan, 2020, 17:34 GMT Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market on the Rise, Supported by Climate Change Remedies and Key Technological Innovations

Technological improvements such as increased-capacity wind turbines, floating wind turbines and 3D printing have brought down the overall cost of...


08 Jan, 2020, 10:00 GMT Global Food and Beverage Trends Report From Leatherhead Food Research Points to New Growth Drivers

Leatherhead Food Research says in the past 12 months, technical expertise in nutrition, science and regulatory affairs was increasingly used to shape ...


08 Jan, 2020, 07:09 GMT Boardriders Announces Australia Bushfire Relief Efforts

Boardriders Inc., a global action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories under ...


06 Jan, 2020, 04:00 GMT CIF's President MP Sethrida Geagea and Eurisko Mobility Launch Smart Forest: an AI/IoT Initiative for the Preservation of Lebanon's Forests

Eurisko Mobility, leader in Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) / Smart City technology and Enterprise...