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BBC, Tuesday 24 October 2017

Paris accord: US and Syria alone as Nicaragua signs

Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support....

 

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The Sun Daily, Monday 23 October 2017

Malaysia gets a 'C' in Global Pension Index

The Malaysian Global Pension Index, part of the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI), increased to 57.7 in 2017 from 55.7 in 2016 primarily due to the inclusion of the new economic growth question in the sustainability sub-index.

 

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The Star, Friday 20 October 2017

RM900mil integrated river project underway in Kelantan

Integrated river basin development and coastal erosion mitigation projects worth close to RM900mil are underway in Kelantan.

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Cimate Action Programme, Wednesday 18 October 2017

The world’s first floating wind farm commissioned in Scotland

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon inaugurated the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, another first for the Scottish dyn...

 

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Responsible Business, Tuesday 17 October 2017

About 1400 multinational companies now factor carbon price into business plans

According to CDP, a global non-profit environmental disclosure platform, the number of companies that now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans has increased eight times since 2014 because they understand that carbon risk manag...

 

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Sukuk, Saturday 14 October 2017

Malaysia Launches the World’s First Green Sukuk

The sukuk is a green Islamic bond, where the proceeds are used to fund a specific environmentally-sustainable infrastructure project, such as the c...

 

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AsiaOne, Thursday 12 October 2017

Green Technology Master Plan Launched at IGEM 2017

"GTMP will pave the way for this green future by laying the foundation for a holistic shift in socio-economic development whilst adhering to the principles of sustainability. In doing so, the GTMP will deliver impactful long-term results cementing...

 

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The Star, Wednesday 4 October 2017

Fast food, fast fashion = fast fading environment

We all love great food. But some of us love it too much – there is a growing concern about how we are taking food for granted.

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GreenBiz, Monday 2 October 2017

The growing momentum for science-based targets

Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss and other apparel companies made headlines in September when they committed to setting science-based greenhouse gas reducti...

 

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