Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in global cleanups and brand audits
2018-10-17 12:35:41

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in global cleanups and brand audits

Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced


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Cutting-edge tech a ‘double-edged sword for developing countries’: UN report
2018-10-12 10:30:41

Cutting-edge tech a ‘double-edged sword for developing countries’: UN report

The over-riding message of the report is that appropriate, effective policies are essential, if so-called “frontier technologies” are to change the world for the better, helping us to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Disasters: UN report shows climate change causing ‘dramatic rise’ in economic losses
2018-10-11 13:25:10

Disasters: UN report shows climate change causing ‘dramatic rise’ in economic losses

Climate-related and geophysical disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis have killed 1.3 million people over the last 20 years and left a further 4.4 billion injured, homeless or in need of emergency assistance

Future of urban development and services
2018-10-10 10:10:51

Future of urban development and services

Today, cities occupy just 2.6% of the earth’s crust, but are home to more than 50% of the world’s population, generate more than 80% of the world’s GDP and use 75% of the world’s natural resources

2018 Nobel in Economics Awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
2018-10-08 16:50:06

2018 Nobel in Economics Awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

The 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science was awarded on Monday to the American economists William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer for reshaping the understanding of the long-term determinants of economic growth

Risk Reduction Foundation invites to cooperate in a field of environmental rights protection
2018-09-20 13:40:19

Risk Reduction Foundation invites to cooperate in a field of environmental rights protection

Risk Reduction Foundation invites legal companies and lawyer associations to cooperate to protect the constitutional rights of a safe environment for the health and life

Sustainable farming, ‘key’ to world free of hunger, malnutrition, says UN agriculture chief
2018-09-19 17:25:36

Sustainable farming, ‘key’ to world free of hunger, malnutrition, says UN agriculture chief

There will be “no sustainable future without eradicating poverty and hunger,” the United Nations agriculture agency chief spelled out on Monday, launching the FAO