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Germany promotes sustainable glass production with €9.9m

Glass production

The Federal Environment Ministry of Germany has announced that it is funding a project that supports sustainable glass production in Bavaria with around €9.9 million. Glass production In order to make glass production sustainable and climate-friendly, the government body is supporting Gerresheimer AG at the Lohr am Main location with the application of a new process for the production of high-quality ...

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Making profitability sustainable and sustainability profitable

Claudio Muruzabal

For the past 18 months, the business world has been so focused on Covid-19 that it’s taken its eye off the other C-word – CSR, or corporate social responsibility. But you can write this down and take it to the bank: the enterprises that will thrive in a post-pandemic world will be those that put the societal element of sustainability ...

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Germany’s Commerzbank says sustainability is ‘urgent goal’

Manfred Knof

Germany’s Commerzbank says it is stepping up the pace of its climate and environmental protection policies. Manfred Knof, Chief Executive Officer of Commerzbank “As Commerzbank, it is our common and most urgent goal to channel capital into the sustainable transformation of the economy,’’ Manfred Knof, chief executive of the Frankfurt-based group, said on Friday, September 17, 2021. “We are expressly ...

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Protecting water sources critical to sustainability – Minister

Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says that protection of water catchments in Nigeria, especially in densely populated areas is no longer an option but a requirement. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Adamu stated this while delivering a keynote address at the National Validation workshop on the “Draft National Water Source Protection Policy 2020” in Abuja. He ...

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NCF, Oando Foundation, take environmental education to Lagos community

NCF Mushin clean-up

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), in partnership with Oando Foundation, with the support of Sumitomo Chemicals, on Thursday, April 1, 2021 took environmental education and sustainability to Mushin, a community in Lagos State. Volunteers at the Mushin clean-up exercise organised by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) in partnership with Oando Foundation, with the support of Sumitomo Chemicals on Thursday, April ...

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Mai Youssef: Sustainability, it’s in the details

Mai Youssef

Adapting to new working practices presents an incredible opportunity to assess and adjust our approach to sustainability. Changes don’t have to be extreme; they can include a range of small but effective actions such as embracing recycling and reusable materials, switching to more eco-friendly modes of manufacturing and reviewing transport or packaging best practice. Small wins across a wide range of ...

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Environmentalists canvass enforcement of ecosystem laws

Tunji Bello

Some environmentalists on Friday, May 29, 2020 called on Federal and State Governments to enforce the environmental laws to sustain the ecosystem. Tunji Bello, Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment & Water Resources The environmental stakeholders made the call during a zoom programme on the sidelines of the World Biodiversity Day celebration in Lagos. The programme, organised by the Lagos ...

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Government restates commitment to sustainability as proponents take stock of REDD+ readiness venture

FCFP-Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Lafia, Nasarawa State, restated its commitment to ensuring environmental sustainability, even as it expressed concern over the growing rate of deforestation in the country. Permanent Secretary in Ministry, Dr Shehu Ahmed, who made the disclosure in a goodwill message at the Mid-Term Review (MTR) workshop for the Forest Carbon ...

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Espinosa: Climate action and a sustainable world

Patricia Espinosa

In a recently published policy editorial, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, foresees a sustainable future for humanity, albeit via strategies bordering the threesome: Paris Climate Change Agreement, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction There is only one possible future for humanity and that is a sustainable one. ...

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UPS meets cleaner-miles-target ahead of schedule

UPS Propane Powered Package Car

United Parcel Service (UPS), an international package delivery firm, on Monday in Atlanta, Georgia announced that it has achieved its goal of driving one billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, and marked more than 10 years of learning from its “Rolling Laboratory.” According to the company, it’s commitment to sustainability is ...

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