>Tag: Carbon & Climate

Delhi Doctors Declare Pollution Emergency as Smog Chokes City

By |2017-11-08T14:41:18+07:00November 30th, 2017|News|

Levels of airborne pollutants are off the scale in parts of India’s capital with effects likened to smoking 50 cigarettes a day A public health emergency has been declared by doctors in Delhi as air quality in the world’s most polluted capital city plunged to levels likened to smoking at least 50 cigarettes in a [...]

Aspek Lingkungan dalam Laporan Keberlanjutan Bank

By |2018-02-19T09:40:04+07:00June 17th, 2017|Articles|

Oleh: Jalal Chairperson of Advisory Board Social Investment Indonesia   Imperatif Extended Responsibility Baru-baru ini saya membaca laporan keberlanjutan dua buah bank di Indonesia yang membuat saya benar-benar prihatin. Kedua bank itu menyatakan tidak melaporkan indikator-indikator lingkungan, sebab mereka tidak memiliki dampak langsung atas lingkungan. Saya sedih, karena dalam dunia pelaporan keberlanjutan ada pemahaman yang [...]

Creating the new power reality in 2025

By |2017-09-18T13:26:05+07:00September 20th, 2016|News|

Sustainability advisory and energy firm DNV GL envisages a future where energy is personalised at the consumer level and where prevailing technology trends will combine as one perfect storm to create a new power reality. By 2025, consumers will be able to buy energy like they are buying a box of cereals: they can source, compare [...]

The business of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

By |2017-09-18T13:26:06+07:00September 6th, 2016|News|

The Sustainable Development Goals bring the global community together in a bid to end poverty and hunger, fight climate change, and achieve sustainable economic growth. How can businesses play their part in this universal effort, and what's in it for them? By 2030, poverty and hunger should be history, every human being should have access to [...]

The path to sustainable palm oil

By |2017-09-18T13:26:06+07:00May 12th, 2016|News|

Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam sits down for a chat with Golden Agri-Resources managing director for sustainability Agus Purnomo on the company’s sustainability journey thus far. As one of the largest palm oil companies in the world, Singapore-listed Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) inevitably attracts a high level of scrutiny. The industry has long been a key driver of [...]

Global forest loss reached 46 million acres in 2014 

By |2017-09-18T13:26:07+07:00September 11th, 2015|News|

Global forest loss amounted to 18.7 million hectares (46 million acres) in 2014, a decline of about 9 per cent relative to 2013 and 20 per cent compared to 2012, according to data released today by a team of researchers from the University of Maryland and Google. The much-anticipated data, published this morning on Global Forest Watch, [...]

5 things a sustainable business should do

By |2018-02-13T17:01:44+07:00September 7th, 2015|Articles|

“ A sustainable business – regardless of size, location or complexity – should have five main attributes, says the UNGC. Does your organisation have them? Since the establishment of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) 15 years ago, the corporate sustainability movement has made huge strides and companies around the world are increasingly adopting sustainability [...]