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Munich Re calls for climate change drive

  • 28 novembre 2011

The world's largest reinsurer, Munich Re, has called for new climate protection initiatives. The United Nations Climate Change Conference -- which began today in Durban, South Africa -- may result in some progress in the second negotiating track (i.e. adaptation…

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WindMade label already attracting major global brands

  • 21 novembre 2011

Major global companies including Motorola Mobility, Deutsche Bank, Bloomberg, Method and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.) have procured or have pledged to procure at least 25 percent of their operations' power consumption from wind energy. They announced their commitment to…

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WTM: Travel challenged on human rights

  • 14 novembre 2011

The tourism industry needs to make human rights a core part of its operations and future development if it is to be taken seriously on claims to sustainability. Campaign group Tourism Concern issued a challenge to the sector at World Travel…

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New Panasonic investment hinges on Thai recycling law

  • 7 novembre 2011

The Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic is willing to invest in a recycling facility in Thailand, but only after the country legislates home-appliance recycling, according to company executives. "From the business perspective and strategy, we're ready. What we are waiting…

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Le Zimbabwe peut reprendre le commerce des diamants de Marange

  • 1 novembre 2011

Une session plénière du Processus de Kimberley a autorisé mardi 1er novembre, avec "effet immédiat", les exportations de diamants de deux sites miniers de Marange au Zimbabwe, qui avaient été suspendues à  la suite de graves violations des droits de…

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