C.P. Vietnam in top 10 sustainable business list for manufacturing

The award, approved by the prime minister, honours businesses that have improved productivity, quality, performance, and significantly contributed to society and sustainable economic development in all areas. C.P. Vietnam president Montri Suwanposri, vice president Vu Anh Tuan, and assistant vice president Worawit Arunraksa attended the ceremony, receiving flowers and a certificate from the chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc, under the witness of Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and representatives of ministries and agencies.

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Does Your Website Trigger Liability in California?

Now may be the time to audit your website to ensure that it is accessible to blind or visually impaired visitors. A recent case in California, coupled with ADA requirements, makes it easier for unwitting businesses with an online presence to be dragged into a California state court even if they have no California offices or employees. Companies could face significant monetary damages, not to mention serious damages to their reputation and loss of customers.

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Circular Economy: Transforming Trash Into Treasure

As the saying goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” While it’s easy to apply this to antiques, souvenirs and keepsakes, it can also translate to sustainable practices.  In a circular economy, materials that’d typically be thrown away can be reimagined and reinvented into something useful. This is how plastic pots enjoy a second life as hanging baskets, plastic wrap is transformed into deck boards and EPS foam is revived as insulation. 

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Sustainable cities after COVID-19: are Barcelona-style green zones the answer?

The lockdowns and restrictions introduced to control the spread of COVID-19 have resulted in huge changes to urban life. Previously bustling city centres remain empty, shunned in favour of suburban or rural areas where social distancing is easier and connections to the outdoors are abundant.

Read more: Coronavirus could turn cities into doughnuts: empty centres but vibrant suburbs

The roll out of vaccines provides hope for a partial restoration of normality in cities. However, the impact of COVID-19 could last much longer…

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Quality and Sustainability: Why Colombia could become the next exporting giant | Euronews

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Colombia is set to become one of the world’s largest food exporters. If it succeeds, Europe will be seeing more Colombian produce on its supermarket shelves than ever before. Colombia, with its Caribbean coastline, soaring Andean peaks and lush Amazonian jungle, is best known around the world for its specialty coffee. The sweet and floral Arabica bean, which has been cultivated in Colombia’s mist-shrouded Zona Cafetera…

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Youth Summit Call for Proposals | Sustainable Energy for All

789 million people lack electricity access and 2.8 billion people lack access to clean cooking. Climate change remains a key issue as most of the world’s energy is generated from unsustainable sources like fossil fuels, while the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the need for access to energy for healthcare provision and cooling solutions for vaccine distribution. 

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls for affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030.

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Jaguar Land Rover invests in blockchain for sustainable materials sourcing

Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) venture capital and mobility services arm has invested in a blockchain technology scale-up that will help it to make supply chains for battery materials more sustainable.

Electric vehicles are seen as a key part of the transport sector’s low-carbon emissions, but the metals and minerals used in their batteries aren’t inherently sustainable

Called Circulor, the blockchain platform uses a combination of GPS, biometrics and QR codes to create a tamper-proof trail of audit for raw materials. The platform tracks compliance with environmental and social regulation and company pledges in these fields, while also calculating the carbon footprint of the materials.

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Fermilab and Partners Achieve Sustained, High-Fidelity Quantum Teleportation

A viable quantum internet — a network in which information stored in qubits is shared over long distances through entanglement — would transform the fields of data storage, precision sensing and computing, ushering in a new era of communication.

This month, scientists at Fermilab, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science national laboratory, and their partners took a significant step in the direction of realizing a quantum internet.

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Sustainability

The biggest sustainability problems can’t be solved without big contributions from the building and construction industry. Solving these problems calls for sweeping transformation in today’s building practices. As DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design, we’re up to the challenge, and have charted a course to help make sustainability a reality in the building industry over the next decade. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), and in support of the DuPont 2030 Sustainability Goals, we are committed to deliver solutions that help solve climate change, drive the circular economy, deliver safer solutions and help communities thrive.

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Sustainable Food Tastes Better – How we got there

The year is 2050, and the world’s population is almost 10 billion. You’re sitting down to dinner with your family – well, your son’s avatar, because he’s away at college – and your partner brings you dinner. On your plate are the tomatoes and zucchini that you grew on your roof, a couple of organically farmed potatoes, and what looks and tastes exactly like an Atlantic salmon filet – only it’s a much more sustainable alternative, packed full of protein and totally delicious. 

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Sustainable developments in Filinvest City as ideal investments

Filinvest City raises the bar for city planning, producing a live-work-play balance in an environment that thrives in sustainable practices amid rapid urbanization.

With its innovative, sustainable, and resilient master plan, Filinvest City serves as an ideal destination for future investors that will help pump up the country’s economy even amidst the crisis.

Sustainable community well adept in the new normal
Filinvest City prides itself on an environment that fosters human connection while preserving sustainability towards a safe and healthy future.

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