Braskem and Nexus Circular Strengthen Relationship Through a Long-Term Contract for Circular Plastic Feedstocks From New Advanced Recycling Facility

Braskem will produce certified circular polypropylene (PP) utilizing Nexus Circular’s commercial-scale advanced recycling technology, which converts landfill-bound plastics into high-quality circular feedstocks used in the production of sustainable virgin-quality plastics. PHILADELPHIA, January 23, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nexus Circular and Braskem S.A. (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5, and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) (“Braskem”), theContinue Reading

China Has a New Plan to Strengthen its Data Economy

The Chinese government released a new document outlining 20 measures for strengthening its data economy. China defines data as a new factor of production and the foundation of digitalization, networking, and intelligence. As such, Beijing considers basic data systems a matter of national growth and security. On December 19, 2022,Continue Reading

Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map 2025 To Strengthen Innovation, Improve Productivity And Create Quality Jobs

Having a skilled and talented workforce forms the foundation of a strong and resilient environmental services industry. We will continue to double our efforts to strengthen corporate capabilities and to build a professional and multi-skilled workforce. Singapore, 16 January 2023 – Senior Minister of State for Sustainability and the EnvironmentContinue Reading

Why is the environment-health nexus important for Asia and the Pacific and how to strengthen it?

As countries gathered at the United Nations’ biodiversity conference, or COP15, to agree on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, policymakers, scientists, and rights advocates reaffirmed nature’s vital role in supporting human health and called for stronger and more integrated action to safeguard nature and overall human well-being. Biodiversity loss andContinue Reading

Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

Today at the 27th U.N. Climate Conference (COP27), President Biden will announce new initiatives to strengthen U.S. leadership tackling the climate crisis and galvanize global action and commitments. President Biden will demonstrate that the United States is following through on its existing commitments and initiatives while also accelerating new andContinue Reading

Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip to Thailand is strengthening the U.S.-Thailand strategic partnership and alliance for many years to come.  The Vice President is expanding our bilateral cooperation on areas such as the climate crisis and economic development by accelerating the clean energy transition, building climate resilience, and promoting sustainableContinue Reading

SAP at Globe Series: Procurement to Build Back Better

Norwegian AgTech company Desert Control has developed a liquid natural clay (LNC) that restores and enhances soil ecosystems to reduce usage and improve efficiency of water, fertilizers, and natural resources for agriculture, forests, and green landscapes. Desert Control started operations in the United States in March 2022, initiating a validationContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Signs the New York Textile Act to Strengthen New York's Manufacturing Industry

Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.8741A/A.9649A) to support New York’s textile manufacturing industry through economic development programs. These programs include expanding annual farm recognition awards, state procurement process training for small businesses, and the Excelsior Jobs program for related New York products and processes. “We are spooling together strongContinue Reading