The former UN executive is three months into his role leading the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. He tells Eco-Business that the much-criticised industry needs to improve how it communicates the value of certified oil palm.
Firms may choose to bring manufacturing plants back to the EU to avoid bureaucracy, hurting the economies of the nations that once hosted them. The bloc should help to fund costly decarbonisation programmes using tax money.
Miriam González Durántez and
The global food industry, which leaves a tenth of the world hungry and causes obesity elsewhere, needs a rapid transformation in the face of climate change and mounting food security risks.
Jes Weigelt, Violet Shivutse and Alexander Müller
The financial sector’s annual general meeting (AGM) season has started. Shareholders should use AGMs as a platform to demand robust climate policies and decarbonisation strategies from banks and financial institutions.
The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
When sweaty revellers are cutting shapes on the dance floor, can they be inspired to think about climate change? Dilo and Robin Perkins from DJs For Climate Action tell the Eco-Business Podcast how dance music can drive climate action.