2018

“NRDC Mapping Tool Links Apparel Brands to Their Suppliers’ Environmental Performance” – Sustainable Brands – January 3, 2018

On January 2, 2018 Sustainable Brands reported that the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and China’s Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) have launched the IPE Green Supply Chain Map. “Based on publicly available data from the Chinese government, IPE’s database and map provide real-time data and historical trends in air pollution emissions and wastewater discharge for nearly […]

“New coverage of ESG, satoyama issues” – The Japan Times – January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018 The Japan Times announced the launch of two new consortia, the ESG Consortium and the Satoyama Consortium, in a special edition dedicated to the two topics. An article on ESG notes that “(s)spects of such globalization, including the rising influence of emerging market countries (China tops the annual list of countries […]