EBRD announces that Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and connecting Europe and Asia, has joined its flagship EBRD Green Cities urban sustainability programme. The EBRD President welcomed Europe’s largest metropolis into the Green Cities family. She said: “The EBRD’s Green Cities programme offers a pioneering vision of how we can reimagine and reshape the cities we live in, and build a better and more sustainable future for us all. The EBRD is already financing two metro lines that keep Istanbul on the move, and we are ready to fund more improvements to public transport and other areas of city life.”
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). During opening remarks, he stated that it is time for the world to say goodbye to single-use plastic, and encouraged world leaders to follow…
The Swedish flat pack furniture giant, which is based in Leiden in the Netherlands, said it will only design products made from renewable and recycled materials by 2030.
The Specialty Coffee Association’s new Coffee Sustainability Program is founded on the principle that sustainability must be embraced by all actors in the coffee supply chain if the specialty coffee industry is to survive and thrive. As expectations for greater transparency and corporate responsibility grow in the industry, companies are rapidly increasing the size of their sustainability teams and seeking knowledgeable, experienced leaders to forge their path forward.