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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16 Jul, 2019, 09:00 BST North Africa in the Environmental Context of Ecomondo and Key Energy 2019 (Italy)

The Mediterranean Sea, Blue Economy, Industry 4.0 are among the topics at the centre of the focus and insights on North Africa at the myriad of...


15 Jul, 2019, 13:50 BST The Global Fishery Forum Discussed the Present and Future of the Fishing Sector

The III Global Fishery Forum and Seafood Expo was held on 10–12 July 2019 in St. Petersburg. It brought together almost 6000 people – leading members ...


11 Jul, 2019, 15:18 BST LuxFLAG Environment Label for ThomasLloyd SICAV - Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF)

The ThomasLloyd SICAV – Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF) announced today that it has been granted the Environment Label by LuxFLAG, the...


10 Jul, 2019, 22:30 BST Alliance to End Plastic Waste Welcomes 12 New Companies From Across the Plastics Value Chain

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) today welcomed 12 new companies from across the plastics value chain, including Chinese state-owned Sinopec. ...


02 Jul, 2019, 16:33 BST CO2 Solutions and COAL21 Jointly Announce the Results of an Important Study on the Application of Enzymatic Technology to Coal-Fired Power Plants and Industrial Processes

CO2 Solutions Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSXV: CST) a carbontech leader in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture and COAL21 Ltd. (COAL21), the...


01 Jul, 2019, 17:02 BST SC Johnson CEO Talks Microplastics, Ocean Health with Leading Marine Pollution Expert

Sometimes it's the smallest things that lead to the biggest environmental problems. That's why SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson sat down with ...


27 Jun, 2019, 16:19 BST China Embraces the Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation by Joining Forces with the Netherlands to Launch a Global Center on Adaptation Office in Beijing

China and the Netherlands today announced a new initiative to accelerate action to make China and the region more resilient to the reality of the...


27 Jun, 2019, 08:41 BST Metsä Wood: No Waste - Wiser and More Sustainable Building With Wood Products

The construction sector continues consuming globally around one third of the planet's already limited resources1. Building with wood products like...


26 Jun, 2019, 07:05 BST Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international...


25 Jun, 2019, 13:00 BST Leading Environmental NGOs Stand Together to Call for 100% Observer Coverage on Industrial Tuna Fishing Vessels

13 Leading environmental Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) focused on global tuna conservation announced today that they are standing together to ...


21 Jun, 2019, 22:22 BST The Lion's Share Fund Wins Grand Prix At Cannes Festival

The Lion's Share Fund, a unique initiative which asks advertisers to contribute much-needed funds to support wildlife conservation and animal welfare ...


20 Jun, 2019, 14:00 BST Financial Firms Building Climate Risk Management Programs, According to GARP Survey

Banks, asset managers and insurers have been scaling up their climate risk management programs to address the financial risks posed by extreme...


18 Jun, 2019, 23:01 BST Centrient Pharmaceuticals: Global Opportunity to Tackle Antibiotic Production Waste

As leaders gather for the International Ministerial Conference on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), experts and responsible manufacturers are calling...


17 Jun, 2019, 23:01 BST Citi, Societe Generale, DNB and other leading international banks promote greener global shipping through new principles

Rocky Mountain Institute, Global Maritime Forum and UCL Energy Institute announced today that 11 major shipping banks, representing a bank loan...


16 Jun, 2019, 16:00 BST Kemin Launches New Vision and Logo for the Future

Today Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer, unveiled its new global vision and logo to align the company strategically for 2042 and...


15 Jun, 2019, 01:56 BST Golden Agri-Resources: Latest Greenpeace Report Ignores Progress Being Made in Palm Sector

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) believes Greenpeace's latest press statement, released on 11 June 2019 entitled "50 million hectares destroyed as...


13 Jun, 2019, 00:01 BST CEOs Rewrite the Rulebook in Pursuit of Growth

CEOs are faced with a stark choice. In the face of unparalleled environmental, economic and technological change, they are looking to grow their...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:30 BST Developing Nations' Demand for Safer Pesticides Drives Higher Adoption of Biopesticides

Farmers have begun to adopt the recommended practices issued by regional regulatory bodies regarding the use of crop protection chemicals...


11 Jun, 2019, 10:00 BST Vivera Foodgroup Focuses Entirely on Plant-based Market

Following the sale of meat company Enkco, Vivera Foodgroup is entering a meatless future with the remaining plant-based companies Vivera, Culifrost...


10 Jun, 2019, 17:24 BST Frost & Sullivan Welcomes Nominations for Itron Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards

In an effort to recognize utilities' commitment to significantly reducing wasted energy and water, Frost & Sullivan invites electric, gas and water...


10 Jun, 2019, 08:00 BST Thailand Aims to Turn the Group's Meetings into a Model of Sustainability

As the 2019 Chairman of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Kingdom of Thailand is rallying support for a raft of initiatives to...


09 Jun, 2019, 20:05 BST Nestlé Waters Engaged in Nestlé's Clean Up Efforts on World Ocean's Day

Marking World Ocean's Day on June 8, over 5000 employees and their families from Nestlé Waters and Nestlé local markets worked with local communities ...


07 Jun, 2019, 19:20 BST Royal Commission for AlUla and Panthera Partner on New Arabian Leopard Initiatives (ALI) to Champion Global Leopard Conservation

His Highness Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammad bin Farhan Al Saud, the Minister of Culture and Governor of the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), ...


06 Jun, 2019, 17:52 BST RDIF, Nornikel, ROSATOM and DP World Will Explore the Joint Development of Northern Sea Routes (NSR)

The Russian Direct Investment Fund - being an investment fund of the Russian Federation, investing together with foreign investors in Russian assets; ...


05 Jun, 2019, 11:30 BST Policing Pollution: EAACI Supports World Environment Day

Approximately 7 million people die prematurely each year from air pollution (WHO). Besides its impact on global health, air pollution also...