Compensation needs to be recovered for the restoration of environment and for enforcing pollution norms, observed the Indian National Green Tribunal (NGT), while dismissing a set of pleas that sought squashing of orders passed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on compensation.
The fashion industry’s desire to be on-trend drives its business operations by reducing collection periods and accelerating inventory turns. But high levels of consumption also mean a high level of waste. The younger generation is now demanding that companies work towards ethical practices, sustainable products and a transparent value chain.
The Malaysian Department of Environment (DoE) has activated the National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan to coordinate measures by government agencies in addressing open burning and the haze in the country.
Economic initiatives undertaken by the Japanese government and aggressive easing policies from the country’s central bank have injected new growth momentum into the economy. According to a senior banking executive, however, that’s come with some negative consequences.
British cosmetics company Body Shop has taken an initiative to protect the environment, people and critters as much as it can with the launch of its new Community Trade recycled plastic that will help to tackle plastic pollution and benefit the livings and planet.