MIPIM (Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier) is described as the world’s largest real estate market event. It brings together investors, developers, and professional service providers with countries and city regions that have investor ready assets and projects. The Partnership’s Chair, Katherine Bennett, and I were joined at the event by Board Members Cllr Toby Savage and Richard Bonner with Cllr Huw Thomas welcoming visitors in a virtual address. Our shared mission – making strides in ensuring that the opportunities and strengths that exist across the Western Gateway are ‘known’ internationally as well as nationally.
A ban on distributing most single-use plastic straws at Adelaide parklands and city square events could be in place as soon as next year.
Currently, most of the world’s countries base their economic systems on a traditional linear consumption model. This entails extraction, production, usage, and disposal of products, which we know is unsustainable. The current system is designed with the untrue assumption that there are infinite resources on planet Earth. Take, for example, the amount of global electronic waste. Almost 76% of e-waste is undocumented for, which means we have no means of tracing or repurposing these valuable materials. So, what are our other options? Circular Economy (CE) is a concept currently promoted by several national governments including China, Japan, UK, France, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, and the EU, as well as by several businesses around the world. CE provides an alternative model for the flow of materials
NEW YORK: As chair of Asean, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday called on the bloc to accelerate plans for sustainable development while speaking at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The latest round of the GNI Innovation Challenge for North America has opened with a call for projects focused on diversity and underserved audiences.