by Tina Olivero By Maureen Wise Recycling has changed quite a bit over the past few years since China stopped accepting foreign nations’ plastics in 2018 and it has led to terrible consequences. As a result, waste management and recycling companies have been struggling to deal with the excess contaminated
The boardrooms of companies worldwide are wrestling with the net zero conundrum, with an increasing number announcing bold carbon reduction targets while lacking a detailed action plan to get there. In the scramble to develop strategies to meet these targets, new sustainability roles emerge within enterprises with diverse individuals and
As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies and regulations become more important for companies, the communications industry has an opportunity to be a sustainability leader. Digital technologies, like 5G and Internet of Things (IoT), which are directly tied to the communications industry, can reduce global emissions by up to 15%.
In 2022, the net absorption rate for office market property in India reached a three-year high. According to a survey by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India, a real-estate consultant, the net absorption for the Indian office market in the seven largest cities of Mumbai, Delhi-National Capital Region, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai,
The Environment and Sustainable Development 5 Minute Fix is a snapshot of need-to-know news on a range of ESD issues nationally. This edition focuses on the latest in climate change, waste, energy, resources, biodiversity, sustainable development, cultural heritage, planning and environmental protection. Climate change International: UN Report on net zero
Climate change International: UN Report on net zero emissions commitments of non-state entities The United Nations’ High Level Expert Group on the Net Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities was tasked by the United Nations Secretary General with addressing net zero pledges and commitments from non‑state actors including corporations, financial
Collaboration, commitment and consistency emerged as key themes, as a comprehensive roadmap for the Net Zero Carbon Events initiative was announced at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP27, held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 6-18. The ambitious initiative, launched in 2021 through an alliance between the Global Association
Over the last two years, Sameer Shisodia and his team at Rainmatter Foundation have been traversing the country, visiting 20 states, going to an average of three districts in each. “This could vary depending on the state — we have visited more districts in Karnataka, for instance, since we are
It appears that the Biden administration has finally realized that successfully achieving the energy transition is a monumental challenge that will take the collective brainpower and cooperation of industry and the world’s political leaders. Since the launch of the ET initiative, the actual cost and technological complexities of achieving net-zero
Reading Mike Keatinge’s letter on work-life balance (NCE, last month), I felt compelled to respond providing the counter argument. I believe my opinion is held by many others. In years gone by, one sole income was adequate for many families to make ends meet, more recently two incomes are needed.