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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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...


03 Jun, 2019, 08:00 BST Inspired by Iceland Urges Tourists to Drink Responsibly as it Launches World's First 'Premium Tap Water' Brand

Iceland establishes premium brand for its high-quality tap water in the fight against plastic waste Study reveals two thirds (65%) of global...


29 May, 2019, 13:15 BST Digimarc Barcode Scores High on Recycling

Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC), inventor of the Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP™), has recently completed its participation in Pioneer Project ...


22 May, 2019, 13:00 BST UL Named a Leading EHS Solution in the Latest Green Quadrant Report

UL has again been named a market leader in the latest Green Quadrant report by independent analyst firm Verdantix. The ranking places UL among the...


17 May, 2019, 09:01 BST Transforming Words Into Action: Trailblazing Sustainability Initiatives Unveiled at Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019

Hosted in the grand setting of Copenhagen Concert Hall on 15-16 May, the event marked the Summit's 10th anniversary and provided a platform for...


15 May, 2019, 09:32 BST The End of Game of Thrones Set to Inspire Millions to Say Goodbye to Single-use Plastic Waste

SodaStream today unveiled its latest video campaign, "Say Goodbye", featuring Game Of Thrones actors Thor Bjornsson AKA "The Mountain", Hannah...


14 May, 2019, 12:10 BST Circular Computing: World's First Carbon Neutral Laptops

A UK-based IT company is doing something that has never been done before – producing the world's first remanufactured, carbon-neutral laptops....


14 May, 2019, 10:56 BST Fixing One of Fashion's Biggest Issues: Leading Organisations Partner to Launch New Manifesto on Circularity

Ahead of Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019, the world's foremost business event on sustainability in fashion, five leading apparel organisations have...


13 May, 2019, 19:21 BST Business Reporter: A Partnership for Nature and People

BirdLife international, the world's largest conservation partnership, has a network of 115 partners in 113 countries to collectively conserve the...


13 May, 2019, 12:42 BST Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of Morocco, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, African Wildlife Foundation CEO Kaddu Sebunya Among Newest Members of Earth Day Network's Global Advisory Committee

An influential group of international leaders including former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of...


09 May, 2019, 14:16 BST Healthy Europe Issue Open Letter Asking EU Leaders to Prioritise Health and Well-being

'All Policies for a Healthy Europe' – a coalition of influential non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations, think-tanks, trade associations...