Steel dresses catwalk

Steeling the limelight in world of fashion

Daring design: a collaboration between a Swedish fashion designer and an innovative steel manufacturer creates steel thinner than silk By Abi Grogan CHOOSING the right outfit...
ILO SCORE

SCORE-ing big! How a cooperative approach to improved work conditions in SMEs can increase...

Improving SMEs workplace practices can help them achieve better productivity. The ILO’s SCORE Training programme is helping companies in China improve work conditions, and...
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...
Desert, Drought

The most precious resource of them all in short supply for India

Resource-rich country is plagued by shortage of safe water supplies INDIA — the world’s seventh biggest economy — boasts impressive reserves of 87 natural resources, but one...
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...
Bus fuelled by coffee

Coffee means buses, fire logs, insurance: our new cup of tea

The grounds from your morning cup of go, converted to biofuel, means we get two sips at the cappuccino. JASON AGNEW reports THE announcement that...
InterEcoForum

International debate on sustainable development at InterEcoForum

MARBELLA recently hosted the InterEcoForum, addressing sustainability, with presentations from 20 speakers from Spain, Russia, Greece, Latvia and Switzerland. The two-day meeting looked at Sustainable...
World Bank Logo

World Bank boosts financial aid to countries fighting climate change

Plan includes better-adapted homes, schools and infrastructure, plus investment in “climate-smart” agriculture and water management THE World Bank Group has announced a new set of...

The UN’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI): A Pioneering Global Framework & Collaborative Initiative

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues—also known as sustainability issues—are posing a shared risk to the insurance industry, business, government, and society at large,...
Butterfly and water droplet

High-profile, high-importance, high hopes at InterEcoForum conference

Story by HAL WILLIAMS Photographs by HEATHER LEAH SMITH THE InterEcoForum´s eighth event held recently on Spain’s Costa del Sol — addressing the theme of Water...