The European Union has just made a groundbreaking decision to crack down against greenwashing. If you care about transparency, sustainability, and holding businesses accountable – you won’t want to miss this. Learn how these new regulations will empower consumers and bring integrity to product labeling in the full article here:
A recent study reveals that Earth is failing the “scientific health check.” Six out of nine planetary boundaries are pushed beyond limits that are safe for humans. This includes climate, water resources, and biodiversity, raising urgent calls for climate and environmental action to restore stability. Discover more critical climate news in this roundup of the World Economic Forum.
The EU supply chain law continues to take shape: On June 1, the majority of the European Parliament voted to tighten the EU Commission’s original legislative proposal. In this form, the directive would place greater obligations on companies than the German supply chain law. A decision in the EU trilogue is due shortly.
A guest article by Uwe Beyer, employee of the Fraunhofer Institute IAIS on the topics of sustainability, climate change and the global challenges.
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Industry wants to become sustainable and climate-neutral. But what does a factory have to have to be CO2-neutral? We asked four experts.
The waste disposal and recycling company Alba commissioned an aluminum sorting plant in mid-May, using a first commercial application of a laser-based sorting technology co-developed by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment.
According to a report by the ViaMedica Foundation commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Health (BMG), climate protection in the healthcare sector still leaves much to be desired – pharmacies are also implementing too few measures in this area.
Europe’s CO₂ emissions must fall. That’s why the EU member states have now decided to cut back on pollution allowances. Starting next year, shipping will also have to purchase them.
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Nowhere in Europe do so few companies tie executive compensation to ESG metrics as in Germany. Investors expect a change of course.