Environment bulletins

Don’t Cut Off Industry’s Oxygen Supply

Don’t Cut Off Industry’s Oxygen Supply

With the participation of: Industry Minister Imad Hoballah Economy Minister Raoul Nehme Chairman of the Economy Parliamentary Committee Farid Boustany Head of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists Fady Gemayel Vice President of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists George Nasrawi Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cedar Oxygen Alexandre Harkous The Association of Lebanese Industrialists

Countries of West Asia Come Together To Set Priorities for Environment Action for the Next four Year

Manama, 1 February 2021 – In preparation of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia convened a high-level meeting of senior officials from environment authorities, permanent representatives to UNEP, League of Arab

The industrial sector can help Lebanon, Don’t shut it down

The Association of Lebanese Industrialists and Cedar Oxygen strongly call on the Government of Lebanon to lift the decision to shut down industry during the quarantine, for it is vitally needed to keep Lebanon from shortages and further economic deterioration. During the crisis, Lebanese Industry is providing vital products needed in Lebanon during lockdown. The

UN Secretary-General’s statement – on US steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

 warmly welcome President Biden’s steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and join the growing coalition of governments, cities, states, businesses and people taking ambitious action to confront the climate crisis.    Following last year’s Climate Ambition Summit, countries producing half of global carbon pollution had committed to carbon neutrality.  Today’s commitment by President Biden brings that figure to two-thirds. 

BBC Earth Announces A Perfect Planet with Sir David Attenborough

January 3rd, 2021: BBC Earth has announced a brand-new series narrated by legendary English broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough. A Perfect Planet explores the great forces of nature that support, drive and enable life on earth, and features breath-taking scenery set against an original score by award-winning composer Ilan Eshkeri and Attenborough’s distinctive voice. Set to air

Starbucks marks a milestone as it launches its first ever straw-less lid across stores in MENA

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 December 2020): Starbucks announced the launch of the straw-less lid across all its markets in the MENA region. The launch of the first ever sustainability campaign in MENA by Starbucks is a major step in the brand’s sustainability journey. Through this campaign, Starbucks is demonstrating its support for the phasing

Epson publishes its 2020 European Sustainability ‘Green Choice’ Report

‘Each and every one of us can make a green choice’ –Kazuyoshi Yamamoto, President, Epson Europe DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 14 December 2020 — Epson has published its ‘Green Choice’ sustainability report. The 48-page non-financial report provides comprehensive details of the sustainability and CSR measures actioned by Epson across its entire EMEA operations.  During

DIAGEO LAUNCHES NEW TEN-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY ACTION PLAN

By 2030, Diageo’s ‘SOCIETY 2030: SPIRIT OF PROGRESS’ plan will enable the company to: Reach 1 billion people with messages of moderation through its brands Achieve Net Zero carbon emissions across direct operations Increase representation of leaders from ethnically diverse backgrounds to 45% Use 30% less water in every drink it makes Today, Diageo, maker

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