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10 years 2 months ago

Aviation experts, engineers and the construction industry in UK may be supporting the expansion of Heathrow airport for economic development but over 100 MPs, cabinet ministers and environmentalists are considering this move critical for global climate change. If experts are to be believed, the environment and carbon cost of building the third runway will add up to the enormity of global warming.

On paper, the climate change cost associated with the runway project has been predicted to be approximately 4.8 billion pounds. Even though the economic benefit from the...


10 years 2 months ago

At a time when Barack Obama is trying to make his health care overhaul a success, millions of people in countries across the world are still striving to get basic health care facilities. The inequality in access to hygiene and health services doesn’t seem to be plummeting in many developing countries. The present situation calls for a return to the comprehensive approach of primary health care so that the poor don’t have to struggle for access to good care.

There is a lot of variation in the government annual expenditure on health care all over the world....


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When it comes to sustainability, consumers give top priority to the food and beverage industry. By choosing locally grown organic produce, they try to make a positive impact on the community. People have become conscious about what is being served to them. They are making efforts to modify their behavior in order to show their response towards economic hardships. Growing concern in organic food and beverages has led companies to enhance their sustainability credentials. The fact that consumers first consider the impact of a product ‘in’ the...


10 years 2 months ago

Thanks to the global financial crunch, investors all over the world have started realizing the benefits of sustainable finance. Green companies, green stocks and mutual funds have suddenly become the fastest growing sector for investments. Consumers are getting aware of the benefits of choosing products and services that are ethical. Taking the current demand into consideration, many companies across the world have included sustainable practices in their overall functioning. Investors are also focusing on green companies for investments as they...


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If you thought social enterprises are only focused on social or environmental aims, think again. Besides the good work, such enterprises are also involved in the generation of revenue for further sustainability practices. As far as the management of ‘triple bottom line’ is concerned, social enterprise also face challenges similar to a private firm. However, bringing a positive change in the society remains the main focus for any non-profit organization.

Social enterprises usually hire local people. Whether an individual is disabled, remained...


10 years 2 months ago

The organic movement has resulted in the ever growing demand of green products and eco-friendly investment opportunities. The number of green companies has also increased sharply in the last decade. Business organizations are not only embracing sustainable production methods but they are also introducing products that will help the consumers reduce carbon footprint and curb the harmful effects of global warming.

The concept of ethical consumerism has brought a revolution in wealthy capitalist societies as well as in the homes of...


10 years 2 months ago

Climate change has entered almost every aspect of human life, representing great economical and environmental threats. Even though countries are working towards controlling the serious impact of rising carbon footprint, a lot still needs to be done. Experts are observing the rapid increase in the ocean temperature and global air. Artic sea ice is melting and global sea level is rising. On an average, the surface temperature has increased by 0.76 degree Celsius and human activities are to be blamed for it. Ever since the beginning of industrial...


10 years 2 months ago

Sustainability is the current buzz being followed by millions of consumers across the world. They are switching to sustainable and organic produce in order to stay healthy and support social and environmental causes. Reports on the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals in factory farming has forced consumers to make a sustainable choice. But many feel that including sustainable food products in their daily diet is not affordable. It’s only the rich who can afford to spend hundreds on imported organic fruits and vegetables available at high end...


10 years 2 months ago

Global economy seems to be reviving and the mainstream investors are embracing responsible and sustainable investment strategies. Experts believe that the surging interest in green investment companies and funds is a lesson learnt from the present global financial crisis that was also caused due to predatory lending and excessive corporate governance. The concept of sustainable finance seems to have the key to bringing the global economy back on track.

Green investment opportunities have increased a great deal in the...


10 years 2 months ago

The business community of Singapore has also joined the bandwagon to support the growth of social enterprises in the country. Companies all over the world are trying hard to recognize social problems and implement traditional principals of entrepreneurship to create ventures that will bring social change. A large number of successful social enterprises started in Europe and since then many countries across the globe have undertaken policies to support the growth of such enterprises at the local as well as national level.

Studies show that the...


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