Continue Reading... USD/RUB to trade below 70 until global economy returns sustainable growth path – Nordea

USD/RUB to trade below 70 until global economy returns sustainable growth path – Nordea

The HKMA issued its Common Assessment Framework on Green and Sustainable Banking on 13 May 2020. The Framework assesses an institution’s readiness and preparedness to address climate and environmental-related risks and allows the HKMA to determine the “Greenness Baseline” of individual banks.  In this webinar, a panel of our experts on ESG, Risk Management and Banking will share with us their insights and reminders on the importance of identifying the gaps and actions needed to futureproof the organisation. The effects of climate change are undeniable, and businesses need to take quick and decisive action. ESG is no longer a nice-to-have. It is a must-have.

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Continue Reading... Ford’s clever crowdsource plan aims to solve Mustang Mach-E range anxiety

Ford’s clever crowdsource plan aims to solve Mustang Mach-E range anxiety

Ford plans to tackle range anxiety around its all-electric 2021 Mustang Mach-E with a smarter battery gauge, taking into account factors like traffic and even…

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Continue Reading... Report: Big-name brands failing to address plastic pollution crisis, despite improved pledges

Report: Big-name brands failing to address plastic pollution crisis, despite improved pledges

A survey of 50 of the largest consumer-facing goods firms, including PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Kellogg, has found that companies are generally failing to take ambitious action on plastic pollution, despite lofty pledges to do so.

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Continue Reading... Accolades for technology driven sustainable solutions Startupticker.ch | The Swiss Startup News channel

Accolades for technology driven sustainable solutions Startupticker.ch | The Swiss Startup News channel

This year, the SEIF Awards celebrated their 10th anniversary and the second edition of the competition focusing on the theme Tech for Impact, which targets European impact entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and environmental challenges. The solutions also contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Continue Reading... Solar energy: a renewable, sustainable, accessible energy source

Solar energy: a renewable, sustainable, accessible energy source

Everything you need to know if you’re considering fitting your property with solar panels….

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Continue Reading... Experts fear pandemic reversed global move away from single-use plastics

Experts fear pandemic reversed global move away from single-use plastics

The coronavirus pandemic is increasing demand for plastic and delaying the drive towards sustainable alternatives, say designers.

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Continue Reading... Smurfit Kappa Replaces EPS Frozen Food Packaging With Sustainable Paper-based Alternative

Smurfit Kappa Replaces EPS Frozen Food Packaging With Sustainable Paper-based Alternative

Smurfit Kappa’s new Thermo Box is 100% recyclable and available in Europe and the Americas….

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Fashion for Kids | Zalando.co.uk

Sustainable Fashion for Kids | Zalando.co.uk

Love your planet and the future of fashion with sustainable fashion for kids | Free 100-day returns | Zalando. Free to be.

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Continue Reading... Thailand improving incentives to attract investments, boosts agriculture and sustainable businesses NNA Business News Thailand Economy

Thailand improving incentives to attract investments, boosts agriculture and sustainable businesses NNA Business News Thailand Economy

By Chalermlapvoraboon Valaiporn BANGKOK, NNA – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has ann…

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Continue Reading... Great British Rain Paradox: Public unaware of UK’s water scarcity

Great British Rain Paradox: Public unaware of UK’s water scarcity

The risks of climate change and population growth on water scarcity in the UK remain hidden, with a new survey of 2,000 Brits revealing that water consumption is low down on the priority agenda for environmental concerns.

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Continue Reading... Coronavirus lockdown has revived Brits’ love of nature, poll reveals | Daily

Coronavirus lockdown has revived Brits’ love of nature, poll reveals | Daily

The coronavirus lockdown has revived Britons’ love of nature, according to a poll from the National Trust. A third of British adults are more interested in nature as a result of the lockdown, it says.

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Continue Reading... Plug and Play – The Future of Sustainable Investment

Plug and Play – The Future of Sustainable Investment

Global Sustainability Director Matthew Claxton talks investment, innovation, and Plug and Play’s future trajectories post COVID.

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Continue Reading... Lyft Joins EV100, Committing to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

Lyft Joins EV100, Committing to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

The US ridesharing company Lyft committed to reaching 100% electric vehicles for their platform by 2030. They also officially joined the Climate Group’s EV100 global electric mobility initiative.

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Continue Reading... Frozen seafood imports to sustain losses after coronavirus outbreak in Beijing’s Xinfadi market: expert

Frozen seafood imports to sustain losses after coronavirus outbreak in Beijing’s Xinfadi market: expert

Imports of frozen and freezing food will take a heavy hit due to a series of probes launched after a sudden coronavirus outbreak at Beijing’s Xinfadi market points to risks in cold chain logi……

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Continue Reading... Binance China’s Presence ‘Grows’ as Unit Joins UN Sustainability Drive

Binance China’s Presence ‘Grows’ as Unit Joins UN Sustainability Drive

Multiple Chinese media outlets are reporting that Binance China’s influence is “growing” in the Middle Kingdom after the exchange’s domestic arm joined the United Nations Global Compact sustainability drive.

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Continue Reading... Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 June 2020

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 June 2020

Falling PRN/PERN values is the main area of concern for the recycling market this week with many key grades seeing a drop.

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Continue Reading... Travel organisations unite to fight for sustainable global tourism

Travel organisations unite to fight for sustainable global tourism

Six travel organisations have come together to form the Future of Tourism Coalition, which aims to ensure the viability of an industry that was facing a multitude of threats even before Covid-19 all but shut it down.

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Continue Reading... BMW and Mercedes shelve shared self-driving tech plan

BMW and Mercedes shelve shared self-driving tech plan

BMW and Mercedes-Benz have put their autonomous driving collaboration on hold, blaming the expense of building a shared system for the decision.The two German…

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Continue Reading... Airstream updates Flying Cloud and International trailer with sustainable posh interiors

Airstream updates Flying Cloud and International trailer with sustainable posh interiors

Airstream recently unveiled new interior designs for its Flying Cloud and International travel trailers.New for 2021 are refreshed decors, updated fabrics, and…

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Continue Reading... Are we designing “concrete coffins”? Alternative approaches to urban tree pit design | Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments

Are we designing “concrete coffins”? Alternative approaches to urban tree pit design | Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments

by Dean Bell… It was once put to me by an ex colleague that urban tree professionals are designing “concrete coffins” in order to integrate trees into paved urban environments. They were in essence indicating that conventional approaches to urban tree pit design are driving high mortality rate …

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