“In race for a sustainable alternative to plastic, Indonesia bets on seaweed” – Mongabay – March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020 Mongabay reported that Indonesia, the world’s number two producer of seaweed, is experimenting with a number of bioplastic alternatives, including:  “edible cups made from seaweed, shopping bags from cassava starch and food containers from sugarcane fiber.” You can read the article on the Mongabay internet site.

“Coronavirus Pandemic Could Elevate ESG Factors” – The Wall Street Journal – March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020 The Wall Street Journal reported that the “recent volatility in financial markets due to the coronavirus pandemic could provide investors with more of an incentive to grill companies on nonfinancial risks. Environmental, social and governance investing was growing in popularity before the virus began to circulate, as investors flocked to companies […]