Apple To Invest $2B Building Green Data Centers In Ireland And Denmark

Amid deeper investigations into how Apple may be using its operations in Ireland as a means for tax avoidance on tens of billions of dollars in profit, the iPhone maker has announced that it will spend…

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Cooperation can lead to more efficient and sustainable use of water…

The United Nations General Assembly declared 22 March "World Water Day". As we approach this worldwide event, how can companies like Danone move one step closer to solving the challenge of access to water?

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50 of the World’s Largest Cities Ranked by People, Planet, Profit

Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis released its Sustainable Cities Index this week, ranking 50 of the world’s largest cities in terms of their effectiveness at juggling the demands of ‘people,…

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Decline of England’s natural environment ‘hits economy’

England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group has told the government. The Natural Capital Committee says pressures will rise with…

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The « entrepreneurship for the townships »…

This Danone Ecosystem Fund project was launched in September 2014 in South Africa to train and employ women and young people from the townships in the direct selling of Mayo products.

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Impact investment: a new approach to development aid?

On Wednesday February 4, a high-level round table on impact investment was held in Paris at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the launch ceremony of the new Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming…

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UN Geneva Talks End With Draft Text For Climate Deal, Negotiations…

U.N. negotiations in Geneva on Friday produced an early draft negotiating some of the terms for the climate summit in Paris, next December. The 86-page document builds further on negotiations that began…

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Photos Of Mongolia’s Desertification Reveal Shocking Effects…

To this day, at least 25% of Mongolia's population lives a nomadic life, and in doing so, they remain fiercely dependent on open land for survival. However, due to the fluctuation in climate in recent…

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Forest 500: a new global rating ranks the 500 institutions that…

On 11 February 2015, the Global Canopy Programme’s ‘Forest 500’ launched a ranking system for governments, companies and investors that are winning the commitment race to eliminate deforestation…

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Germany leads record wind power growth in Europe

Record amount of wind power capacity installed across EU in 2014, more than new gas and coal capacity combined, reports BusinessGreen

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