The sustainable finance blueprint: financing the transition

Transition to a more sustainable future needs financing solutions that support both climate and society-linked goals. For investors, tools that enable them to assess companies on their sustainability credentials are crucial to their decision-making. And for companies, getting access to the right sustainable finance solutions helps them to meet their…

30/11/2021

Microplastics – Tiny objects cause huge consequences

Microplastics are present in the air – according to the EcoLab research institute in France Washing 6 kg of clothes of all kinds will release 728,000 microplastic fibers – According to COMPOSE Microplastics, if broken, can cause neurological diseases and respiratory diseases – According to research published in the scientific…

21/11/2021

THE BIRTH OF PLASTIC – FROM “NEW INVENTION” TO GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE

Plastic used to be: ▪️ Considered as a solution to protect the environment. ▪️ Big step up by a $10,000 prize. CAMPAIGN INFORMATION HomoPlastic is a campaign implemented by CHANGE in collaboration with the French Embassy, part of the COMPOSE project. The goal of the project is to build a…

16/11/2021

France to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging from 2022

France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetable products from January 1, 2022, aiming to reduce waste, the French Environment Ministry said on October 11, 2020. plastic waste. Specifically, the French government has announced a list of about 30 fruits and vegetables that will be sold without…

12/10/2021

Spain to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging by 2023.

The Spanish government will issue a royal decree banning the sale of fruit and vegetables in plastic packaging at retail businesses and supermarkets in the territory by 2023, aiming to reduce pollution. garbage and environmental protection. According to Spanish press sources, the new decree developed by the Ministry of Ecological …

25/09/2021

Air pollution is slashing years off the lives of billions, report finds

Dirty air is a far greater killer than smoking, car crashes or HIV/Aids, with coal burning the leading cause Air pollution is cutting short the lives of billions of people by up to six years, according to a new report, making it a far greater killer than smoking, car crashes or HIV/Aids….

01/09/2021

Air pollution linked to more severe mental illness – study

Research finds small rise in exposure to air pollution leads to higher risk of needing treatment Exposure to air pollution is linked to an increased severity of mental illness, according to the most comprehensive study of its kind. The research, involving 13,000 people in London, found that a relatively small increase…

27/08/2021

HAU GIANG MAN BUILD FREE RAFTS FROM PLASTIC BOTTLES

On the rivers of the Mekong Delta these days, you can meet the floating rafts of Mr. Le Van Hieu. Frustrated by plastic bottles floating in his fields, he came up with a solution to both reduce pollution and help poor households transport. Watch video here.

22/05/2021

TWO MAJOR JAPANESE BANKS DROP NEW COAL, BUT LOOPHOLES IN POLICES SPARK CONCERN

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s decarbonisation pledge came a day after Mizuho’s. Activists say if loopholes built into the lenders’ new policies are exploited, the banks could keep funding coal regardless. Two major Japanese banks that are among the biggest funders of coal power have announced that they would no longer…

25/04/2021

IN MARCH, THE LEVEL OF AIR POLLUTION DECREASED

In March, although the PM 2.5 dust concentration continued to go up in Hanoi it decreased more than in January and February. In other cities, the air quality in March maintained quite well. The General Department of Environment (Ministry of Resources and Environment) identified seasonal fluctuations in the weather along…

19/04/2021