Environment

Businesses step up to reforest Amazonia

Brazil hopes to restore 12 million hectares of trees by 2030. A number of businesses and social initiatives are stepping up to the challenge.

TerpenOil

Looking to nature for sustainable cleaning products

Brazilian company TerpenOil is making cleaning products based on natural ingredients from renewable sources.

In Italy, circular economy creates value

In Italy, circular economy creates value

Italy has become one of the most recycling-oriented European economies.

China’s efforts to mitigate climate change

China still pursues its environmental goals with new policies and innovative business models.

Three Wheels United

Financing greener autorickshaws in India

A Delhi-based non-banking financial company, is helping autorickshaw drivers to buy greener vehicles.

Morphosis

E-waste, a gold mine of opportunities

In France, a small company has made a name for itself within the increasingly competitive electronic waste recycling market.

Planting urban forests to counter India’s pollution

Multi-organizational collaboration to create Indian green cover

In India private, public and nonprofit initiatives are stepping up to improve the country’s green cover and quality of air.

Keeping Siberia’s permafrost frozen

Using bison (or even woolly mammoths) to keep Siberia’s permafrost frozen

Russian scientists are trying to restore the ice age ecosystem by re-introducing tundra and large animals.

Multinationals riding the internal carbon pricing wave

Multinationals riding the internal carbon pricing wave

A number of large companies are already taking preventive measures to reduce their carbon footprints.

London declares war on pollution

City of London declares war on pollution

Square Mile to create zero-emissions zone by 2022 and cut speed limit to 15mph

An accelerating trend towards renewable energy

An accelerating trend towards renewable energy

Consumers, cities, companies and public services are working together to decarbonize the Spanish economy.

Aerostate

Whether the air be fine

Russian environmental startup Aerostates provides forecasts of air pollution in cities worldwide.