Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) won the Green World Award 2016 for Environmental Best Practice. This accolade reinforced the company’s long-standing commitment towards protecting the environment at the local, regional and international levels. Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray said that this achievement is an acknowledgement of their company’s environmental initiatives. In his words, “”As one […]

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The sport world’s leading sustainability experts collaborated to form “Sport and Sustainability International” (SandSI), a global initiative to leverage the influence of sport to protect the environment. The formal establishment of SandSI is the result of a November 16, 2016, meeting of the world’s top sports industry sustainability experts in Lausanne, Switzerland. In all, 48 representatives of […]

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A new collaboration has been formed between local environmentally oriented groups of residents and City Commissions and Committees, to lead sustainable city development in 2017 through the formation of the new Go Green Medford Coalition. In 2004, the City of Medford created the Clean Energy Committee, a committee comprised of residents to advance the development […]

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A new study has confirmed that the global spread of green technologies must quicken about ten times faster than in the past to avoid future rebounds in greenhouse gas emissions, and maintain climate warming below the two degrees celsius. “Based on our calculations, we won’t meet the climate warming goals set by the Paris Agreement […]

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Famous Philippines telecom giant Globe has set a brilliant example of environmental sustainability by encouraging its millions of postpaid customers to save thousands of trees by opting for paperless billing program. “We work in solidarity with the rest of the world in ensuring that we take better care of the planet for the sake of […]

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Samsung Electronics announced that 20 models in its newest refrigeration line have earned the coveted ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Emerging Technology Award recognizes products that are at the forefront of energy conservation and climate protection. All 20 Samsung refrigerator models, set to be released in 2017, […]

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With growing population increases the need to provide housing facilities. The current construction methods are largely unsustainable and release copious amounts of CO2 in the environment.  With a modern outlook and an environment-friendly approach, builders are now introducing sustainable products which are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and eco-friendly. 4 environment friendly building materials that have the potential […]

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Guilford College conducted a four-hour class on how to build sustainable trails that would benefit the area. They put into practice what they learned and worked on a quarter-mile trail to the iconic tulip poplar tree. Sustainable trails are built with drainage in mind. While building them, terrain, soil structure and rainfall are considered to minimize erosion. When […]

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Concerned with the current poor state of the environment and its impact on the health of Nigerians, Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria has committed over N500 million to various activities under its Sterling Environmental Make-Over (STEM) social responsibility initiative. The STEM initiative essentially covers all the programs which Sterling Bank runs geared towards caring for the environment. When STEM […]

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Anybody who’s lived in India long enough must have eaten pav bhaji or samosas at some roadside stall in the iconic dry leaf plate often referred to as “dona’. Unlike the modern plastic disposable plates, these leaf plates are highly bio-degradable and therefore favorable for environmental sustainability. Each year, hundreds of tons of plastic waste […]

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