Oil Palm Fruit

Balance Between the Need For Palm Oil and Environmental Concerns is a Tricky Business

South east Asia’s palm oil industry is facing tough criticism as many producers refuse to comply with sustainability targets, but are the farmers getting...
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VW Sticking to its Smoking Guns

Electric dreams are no threat to the diesel engine, according to the boss of Volkswagen. Has Matthias Mueller got a cunning long-term plan, or...

Three takeaways from the 2017 Business and Climate Summit

The latest Business and Climate Summit in New Delhi was historic in several ways. From 31 August to 1 September, the third annual Business and...
Salmon

Scottish Salmon – What’s the catch?

It’s one of the biggest businesses in Scotland, but ask ten different experts about the state of the salmon industry and you’ll get ten...
Make Up

L’Oreal sells Body Shop

L’Oreal never quite managed to get to grips with what it bought from Dame Anita Roddick in 2006, but was it all worth it? WHEN...
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Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...
Containers

Registration open for World Export Development Forum 2017

World Export Development Forum (WEDF) 2017 to be held in Budapest, Hungary, on 25-26 October. What: World Export Development Forum 2017 Theme: Trade – A Force for...
Climate Change

4 ways business is stepping up to meet global climate goals

Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World...
Tram Ghent

Sustainable Business: Renaissance beckons for the age of the tram

As the world turns its back on the internal combustion engine, the electrification of public transport and the movement of goods starts to gather...

Science-Based Emissions Targets: A New Foundation for Corporate Climate Action

Corporate emissions-reduction targets have become commonplace. In 2014, 80% of companies that reported their emissions to CDP, an international NGO that holds the largest...