The corporate side of sustainability

Sustainability has become one of the hottest topics in all spheres of life, and the corporate world is no different. Some companies are frontrunners in sustainable development, but dishonesty and deceit regarding green initiatives — greenwashing — is a common issue.

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Quezon City bans single-use plastics

QUEZON CITY will ban single-use plastics and disposable materials in hotels and restaurants, the local government said in a statement. Mayor Ma. Josefina G. Belmonte signed an ordinance that prohibits the distribution and use of singe-use plastics and disposable materials, including cutlery for dine-in purposes in all hotels and restaurants in the city. Materials covered by the ban for dine-in customers of hotels and restaurants are plastic spoons, forks and knives, plastic and paper cups, plates, straws, stirrers and styrofoam.

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