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Monday, April 18th, 2016

Investing in Nature Can Help China Solve Water Pollution Challenges

Beijing—The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released the China Urban Water Blueprint showing nature can be key to improving water quality for more than 150 million people. The report analyzes the state of water sources tapped by China’s 30 largest and fastest growing cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Wuhan and found that 73 percent of these watersheds face

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Sustainability Meets Financial Reporting

Sustainability has dipped out of the headlines, but 2013 may still bring important progress with an increasing number of companies realising that their prospects depend on benefits provided by nature. A growing number of corporations are achieving short-term growth by cannibalising the very sources of wealth that will sustain them in the long term. Research demonstrates how this

Monday, September 10th, 2012

World Nature Organization: Commission Lays Foundations for the Selection of the Host Country

The Preparatory Commission for the World Nature Organization took a number of decisions that will lay the foundations for the structure of the Organization. The Commission also discussed the details of how to conduct the process of selecting the host country of the Organization. Several countries expressed their interest in supporting the Preparatory Commission for the

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

IUCN Urges Governments to do More for Nature

Policy-makers must rethink economic growth, promote social equity and ensure environmental protection, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). Among the key issues are the green economy and an institutional framework in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication.