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#2057
2013-07-05
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2013-07-20
News Headlines
#94455
2013-07-02

San Francisco seafood restaurants go sustainable

The Seafood Watch, first created by Monterey Bay Aquarium in the late 1990s, is arguably the best-known guide to sustainably-caught seafood in the U.S. Listing seafood choices in three categories—green (best choices), yellow (good alternatives), and red (avoid)—the guide informs consumers of the ...

News Headlines
#94456
2013-07-02

Climate change is a 'big business opportunity for the UK'

UK's first national adaption plan sets out economic opportunities of increasingly more extreme weather, as well as the risks

News Headlines
#94417
2013-06-27

More companies are finding sustainability makes sense

BUSINESS and environmental activists are worlds apart — ideologically opposed, distrustful and antagonistic over each other’s motives, right? Those of us who have followed the high-profile daredevil actions of the anti-whaling, anti-palm oil or anti-nuclear campaigners may agree. But the acrimon ...

News Headlines
#94310
2013-06-19

Biodiversity tax on industries surprising: Confederation of Indian Industry

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Tuesday that Madhya Pradesh government did not consult it before levying the 2 % biodiversity tax on industries of the state.

News Headlines
#94240
2013-06-13

Norwegian Parliament calls for stronger implementation of no-deforestation policy for investments

The Norwegian Parliament has called for the country's pension fund to strengthen its commitment to avoid investing in companies linked to rainforest destruction.

News Headlines
#94111
2013-06-05

Let’s make business greener

Water and biodiversity play a significant role in sustaining human life and ensuring welfare. They are essential for securing food, medicines, energy and building materials.

News Headlines
#94081
2013-06-04

Improving biodiversity in Hunter mining regions

The New South Wales and Federal governments are working together on a plan to better consider the impact of mining on biodiversity in the Upper Hunter.

News Headlines
#93902
2013-05-24

Can banks make a profit by investing in the Great Barrier Reef?

Earlier this month, Australia’s Big Four banks copped a serve over their support of the coal and gas extraction industries, focusing attention on the ways large banks' investment decisions can put the future of the Great Barrier Reef at risk.

News Headlines
#93728
2013-05-16

Network sees value biodiversity has for business

SOUTH Africa was the third most biodiverse country in the world, but had given birth to none of the "cool" business solutions to saving biodiversity, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s CEO, Yolan Friedmann, said on Wednesday.

News Headlines
#93654
2013-05-14

Oil palm firms team up with Sabah to protect Malua Forest Reserve

Four oil palm firms join hands with Sabah to ensure wildlife continues to thrive and forests flourish in Malua.DEEP within the heart of Sabah lies the 34,000ha Malua Forest Reserve. It has been previously logged but regeneration over the years means that it is still a significant area of rainfor ...

News Headlines
#93663
2013-05-14

The private sector could help tackle climate change. What a pity it's left out in the cold

In a stark reminder of our failure to bring man-made greenhouse gases under control, scientists reported last week that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed a level we think we haven’t seen for 3 million years.

News Headlines
#93668
2013-05-14

Many Entrepreneurs Claim to Care About Sustainability, Yet Make Decisions That Are Harmful to Environment

May 13, 2013 — Many entrepreneurs claim that they care about sustainability, yet they make decisions that are harmful to the environment.

News Headlines
#93670
2013-05-14

Sacrificing the Reef for Industrial Development

SYDNEY, May 14 2013 (IPS) - Mining and port development coupled with decreasing water quality along Australia’s north-eastern coast are threatening the continent’s World Heritage-listed tourist drawcard, the Great Barrier Reef.

News Headlines
#93571
2013-05-08

IKEA Co-workers Give Two Green Thumbs Up to Tree Planting!

Today, IKEA co-workers across Canada will show their ongoing commitment to their communities by joining forces with Tree Canada for the 17th annual Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree program. Since the program's inception, IKEA co-workers have planted over 23,000 trees and shrubs, which have the potentia ...

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#93509
2013-05-02

Rwanda: Private Investors to Run Tourism Business in Parks

Akagera and Nyungwe National Parks, two of the main natural reserves in the country, will soon accommodate private-owned touristic products that can boost tourism business.

News Headlines
#93479
2013-04-30

Why green businesses need to fight anti-growth myths

One of the most harmful myths afflicting public policy in many countries at the moment is the notion that any efforts to manage the risks of climate change will hold back economic growth and development.

Meeting
#5242

Sustainable Ocean Summit

22 - 24 April 2013, Washington, United States of America

News Headlines
#93331
2013-04-19

Incremental change is not enough - climate, business experts

NEW DELHI (AlertNet) – When it comes to fighting climate change and dealing with other environmental issues, incremental change is no longer enough. Instead, deeper, more disruptive transitions are needed, experts at a business and environmental summit in New Delhi said this week.

News Headlines
#93346
2013-04-19

Climate fight needs businesses to sway consumers, says Method pioneer

Governments are not doing enough to tackle environmental challenges, says the co-founder of the green brand

News Headlines
#93268
2013-04-16

Is Walmart’s index the best thing since sliced bread?

Can Walmart change the way wheat is grown in America?The company is trying to do just that. Here’s how:Start inside a Walmart store in Laurel, Md. On sale here are nearly 40 brands of flour, many more varieties of bread and countless other products made from wheat, including cookies, cakes, crac ...

News Headlines
#93269
2013-04-16

Production sectors cost trillions in damages to world environment

NEW DELHI, India ---Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, health and other vital benefits for humankind, a new United Nations-b ...

Meeting
#5239

Business for the Environment (B4E) Global Summit

15 - 16 April 2013, New Delhi, India

News Headlines
#93224
2013-04-12

How to unlock business funding for development projects

There is increasing acknowledgement that the public and private sectors need to work together to build a sustainable future.

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