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B.C. approves cities’ single-use plastic bans, extends bottle deposits to milk containers

The move came after the B.C. Court of Appeal struck down the City of Victoria’s plastic bag ban in 2019, saying the municipality needed the province’s go-ahead to enact it.

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QUIZ: Formula E and sustainability

At the heart of the ABB Formula E Championship is the message towards a more sustainable future and the adoption of electric mobility – test yourself on Formula E and our contribution towards sustainability.

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Morris Fedeli PhD(c) Sustainable Business Innovation Strategist posted on LinkedIn

The great barrier reef is the largest living structure in the world. Find out how it is affected by climate change in this recent report by our environmental…

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Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, Dangote, experts harp on sustainable development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and other experts have expressed optimism in the rapid development of Iruland.  According to them, cities can solve many urban-related challenges, if they drive innovations and investments that address sustainable growth, urban development and prosperity.

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PepsiCo and USAID invest US$20m to empower women in sustainable agriculture

PepsiCo and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have entered a US$20 million partnership to support women in agriculture and help build a more sustainable food system.  The five-year partnership’s goal is to drive inclusivity across the food and beverage industry for a gender-inclusive supply chain with increased productivity.

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Join us for the Sustainable Energy Incubator Workshop: Next Big Steps to Decarbonization on Sept. 24

Now that you’ve zeroed-out a big chunk of your carbon footprint by making Clean Power Alliance (CPA) your Community Choice energy provider, what’s next? Find out on Thursday, September 24, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., at the Sustainable Energy Incubator workshop, brought to you via Zoom by CPA and the Local Government Commission (LGC)

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Longislandmobilityweek – Sustainable Transportation, Shared Mobility

Long Island villages, towns, cities and counties and other organizations are invited to showcase their commitment to clean and sustainable transportation options by hosting and/or participating in the various events being held across Long Island.  Long Island Mobility Week is the perfect opportunity to test out new forms of clean and shared mobility, take stock of current transportation challenges and help our environment by making progress toward more sustainable transportation for all of Long Island.

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Advances in Struvite Precipitation Technologies for Nutrients Removal and Recovery from Aqueous Waste and Wastewater

The abatement of nutrient compounds from aqueous waste and wastewater is currently a priority issue. Indeed, the uncontrolled discharge of high levels of nutrients into water bodies causes serious deteriorations of environmental quality.

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IEC General Meeting 2020 – Power for a sustainable future

Cooperation is part of our DNA, and broad cooperation is now more important than ever. We need to be able to adapt to rapidly evolving realities and the many advances in technology. At the IEC, we are privileged to be able to leverage the unique know-how, insight and knowledge of thousands of experts representing almost every country and industry in the world.

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Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability – ScienceDirect

Big data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence are great tools with capabilities to accomplish complex tasks at levels beyond human skills. The trio are becoming more and more prominent these days as they could be utilized to collect, organize and analyze, large varied data sets in order to reveal patterns and trends that can help address several problems peculiar to sustainable development. Nevertheless, a number of challenges arise in the process of exploring these technologies for proffering solutions. This special issue presents novel research approaches adopted in Africa in relation to Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in different domains. It also presents the challenges and issues that could be explored in the future.

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Sustainable Tourism | Fancourt

The Fancourt team is committed to sustainable hospitality and tourism. With every guest’s stay, visit, or round of golf, we’re able to contribute directly to communities and projects on the Garden Route, including:  Youth initiatives, education and skills development, Early learning, Green initiatives aimed at protecting the environment, Local art and artisan projects, Family support, feeding schemes and social welfare programmes

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Tackling the top circular economy challenges for chemical companies

A recent World Economic Forum report found that as much as 95 percent of global product value is lost each year due to unrecovered chemical assets. Meanwhile, the majority of consumers are clamoring for more eco-friendly products. These combined factors are driving a new circular economy focused on reused and recycled materials. But what challenges do chemical companies face in this emerging economy?

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There is no “going back” – let’s create a sustainable future together

Climate change is here to stay. But the great news is: we get to decide how we act now. Since COVID-19 hit around the world, we have not only seen a great deal of uncertainty and suffering—we have also seen what is possible.

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‘Jom MSPO’ to promote sustainability certification among oil palm smallholders in Malaysia, says MPOB chief | Money | Malay Mail

SANDAKAN, Sept 13 — The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry through the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC) is vigorously undertaking its ‘Jom MSPO’ programme to promote sustainability certification among smallholders.