Moneycontrol’s Shraddha Sharma explains how eco-friendly is bioplastic and if its benefits can mitigate climate change.
A revolution/evolution in thinking, image and action. The first Earth Day was in 1970. Two years later, the recycling logo was created by a 23-year-old engineering student who entered a competition by the Container Corporation to create a symbol for recycled paper.
The question of how to put sustainability at the heart of the EU’s trade policy, and retain public public support for it, has become a vital issue for EU policymakers. So, too, is getting the EU and wider international community to respect their commitments on social, labour and environmental standards.
Yet while respecting human rights and social standards has been an EU objective for six years, progress towards making this a reality has been mixed.
This special report looks at what is new in the European Commission’s trade strategy and how trade unions and civil society groups can be involved in monitoring the implementation and upholding the terms of the EU’s trade agreements.
Read the full article at: www.euractiv.com
A new video from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation explores how design has the power to trigger systemic change, through individual, business and community levels to achieve a circular economy.
This post is a humble plea to help be part of the solution to a problem that is much bigger than any of us… the growing amount of plastic in the ocean. We’ve known for a while some of the health issues related to plastic use, and now the environmental concerns are becoming increasingly alarming.
Helsinki introduced a new participation and interaction model nearly two years ago. The model was designed together with our citizens. The principles of participation included in the Helsinki- model have been established in the administrative regulations, which means that they apply to the operations of the entire City organisation. Helsinki’s participation model is based on the knowledge and know-how of the citizens. Helsinki invites city residents and its partners to join the development of the city, its services and areas.