Environment

EthicsWatch: Vehicle emissions - Long road ahead for VW

Ellen R Delisio, (Jan 15, 2016)

Volkswagen is facing a tough fight to satisfy the US authorities that it is making amends for emissions cheating

NGOWatch – January 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Jan 14, 2016)

India's drug abuse, Chinese NGO win, food production emissions and refugee worker abuse

PolicyWatch – January 2016

Stephen Gardner, (Jan 14, 2016)

Green taxes, climate lawsuit, Amazon deforestation and oil lobbying

Lobbying: Climate change - Beware hot air

April Streeter, (Nov 23, 2015)

The good words and noble intentions of many companies on climate change action are at odds with their own lobbying and association memberships. Will behind-the-scenes manoeuvring blow the chance for COP21 success?

US recycling: Green targets - Taking charge of recycling

Ellen R Delisio, (Nov 20, 2015)

The lack of a coherent approach to recycling across the US is being tackled by businesses, which want to recycle more and need more recycled raw materials

Green finance briefing: Investment trends - Why the investment climate is improving

Sam Phipps, (Nov 19, 2015)

Global investment in green technology is gathering pace, and government commitments ahead of the Paris climate talks are adding to the momentum

EthicsWatch: Immigration - Business and the immigration crisis

Ellen R Delisio, (Nov 19, 2015)

Supplies and donations have been flowing from the private sector to relief agencies serving the waves of immigrants arriving in and moving through Europe, and soon corporations may be called on for more hands-on work

EthicsWatch: Indonesia fires - Indonesia’s burning questions

April Streeter, (Nov 19, 2015)

There’s no doubt that ongoing forest fires are a crisis for Indonesia. The first step towards a solution is the acceptance of responsibility by palm oil and pulp and paper corporations

NGOWatch – November 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Nov 19, 2015)

Pakistan INGOs, John West exposed, climate risks to food supply and electronics harvesting

PolicyWatch – November 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 18, 2015)

Canadian climate turnaround, China's environmental KPIs, industry climate risk task force and EU tax report

NGOWatch – October 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Oct 13, 2015)

Conflict-free mining, Indian child trafficking, FSC termination and marine population decline

Water briefing: Water management - The other footprint

April Streeter, (Sep 17, 2015)

Some might say the race is on to measure and declare the first full water footprint comprehensively assessing a company’s water used throughout the supply chain. Others might say it’s a slow race

#worldwaterday Water briefing: Resource scarcity - the new battle ground

Ellen R Delisio, (Sep 16, 2015)

Water is rising on the sustainability agenda, as its scarcity is blamed for recent conflicts and corporations begin to understand their responsibilities

EthicsWatch: E-waste - Europe’s e-waste mountain keeps growing

Sam Phipps, (Sep 9, 2015)

Vast flows of electronic waste mean that weak regulation has serious consequences

EthicsWatch: IEA report - Renewable costs falling, but battles continue

Sam Phipps, (Sep 9, 2015)

Costs across the energy market are rapidly changing, but the picture remains patchy and contentious

NGOWatch – September 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Sep 9, 2015)

Sugarcane industry deaths, SDG slavery pledge, Vietnam rights concerns and China's deadly pollution

Deforestation briefing: Palmed off - Rumble in the Jungle

April Streeter, (Aug 17, 2015)

Changes, or at least assurances of changes, are coming to the palm oil industry, a mega-business blamed for much of the deforestation in tropical nations

Deforestation briefing: Forests - Trees for life

Ellen R Delisio, (Aug 13, 2015)

Trees are a crucial part of the ecological balance that is under threat from human activity

EthicsWatch: Climate policy - Deal is off for green homes

Fran van Dijk, (Aug 11, 2015)

With the UK government withdrawing funding for its flagship energy efficiency scheme for homes, is it abandoning its green promises?

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