Why caring for the planet is good for business

As the effects of climate change increasingly make themselves felt, successful companies will future-proof their business and limit further environmental damage

China’s Belt and Road is anything but green

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Five of the biggest environmental challenges posed by China's Belt and Road initiative.

Ocean plastic is just the beginning

As oceans drown in plastic and the developed world launches a clean-up campaign, the tide of pollution is still rising

Integrating asset management and sustainability

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Asset management and sustainability are almost joined at the hip, but there must be a more systematic approach to environmental issues

Oil and gas consumption still rising despite environmental pressures

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Demand and supply of oil and gas are set to change, but it is likely consumption will continue to rise for some time, despite environmental pressures

The story of palm oil

Shedding light on the palm oil industry, and how it is destroying a globally vital tropical ecosystem

Why carbon trading has slumped

It was heralded as a major weapon in an armoury to be deployed against global warming and climate change by lowering greenhouse gas emissions, but carbon trading has stalled, writes Celestine Cheong

The great recovery of Earth’s resources

The myth that our Earth can provide the human race with unlimited natural resources has been well and truly busted, says Sophie Thomas, co-director of design at the RSA