Environment bulletins

Push for bold climate action in world’s major economies set to strengthen as public pressure mounts especially amongst young people

Push for bold climate action in world’s major economies set to strengthen as public pressure mounts especially amongst young people

Major new UN Development Programme poll shows a growing majority across G20 countries see climate change as a crisis, with strongest demands for climate action amongst under-18s New York, 26 October 2021 – A major poll of public opinion on climate change in the G20 countries published today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the

Governments’ fossil fuel production plans dangerously out of sync with Paris limits

The 2021 Production Gap Report, by leading research institutes and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), finds that despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C.   The report, first launched in 2019, measures the gap between governments’ planned production of coal, oil, and gas and the global

Hyundai Motor Signals Carbon Neutral Commitment through New ‘Expecting Generation One’ Campaign

Hyundai Motor launches global campaign, ‘Expecting Generation One,’ to share its vision for achieving carbon neutrality, in line with its commitment made at 2021 IAA Mobility ‘Expecting Generation One’ campaign film depicts mothers around the world who are counting on Hyundai Motor to play a key role in ensuring the sustainability of the planet  for

L’Oréal Liban employees join forces with Farah Social Foundation for company’s annual day of community volunteering

Beirut, 20 September 2021 – L’Oréal Liban just celebrated the 12th anniversary of Citizen Day, a global social engagement-volunteering day that the Group offers to all its employees in more than 65 countries where it operates. Every year for the past 12 years, L’Oréal employees have been dedicating an entire day of their work time

Energy for change is the new call to action for growth at Ducab

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, joins Ducab leadership to unveil striking new brand identity and corporate vision at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show at Expo2020 Dubai As a solutions provider to the global energy sector, Ducab will increase focus on sustainable energy to drive further

UfM recognizes the role of PRIMA in strengthening cooperation and scientific research in facing climate change

The 2nd Ministerial Conference on Environment and Climate Action advocates accelerating the transition to sustainable, climate-neutral and green economies Barcelona, October 5th, 2021.- Ministers from the 42 member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have recognized PRIMA’s role in promoting cooperation and scientific research in facing climate change at their 2nd Ministerial Conference on Environment

Dr. Linen to launch bed linen made of carbon neutral fibers for the hospitality industry

As part of its ambitious True Carbon Zero initiative, Lenzing fibers have innovated Carbon Zero TENCEL™ fibers which have been used to develop the range of bed linen by Dr. Linen. Certified at Lenzing lab, this product gives hotels in UAE a well-timed opportunity to edge closer to sustainability compliance and net zero carbon goals.

Procter & Gamble announce 26 additional UAE forestation programs in Carrefour partnership #ForestsForGood

Dubai, UAE, 29 September, 2021: Procter & Gamble (P&G), home of leading brands such as Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel® and Herbal Essences®, held a panel session that added to the sustainability conversation, yesterday 28th September, at The Farm, Al Barari Dubai, announcing the continuation of the Forests for Good initiative, to accelerate their commitment to sustainability