UN biodiversity talks taking place under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Rome at the FAO Headquarters from 24 to 29 February 2020, provided the first opportunity for countries to discuss a draft biodiversity plan published in January. The
On 21 November 2019, the European Training Foundation (ETF) celebrated its 25th anniversary: Founded in the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was established to support education and training in Central and Eastern Europe. It has since
We must change the way we manage and use land globally. The recent IPCC report on land use and climate change confirms why this is now critical to create a more sustainable future for us all. The current way food
In contrast to American climate deniers, Europeans generally believe in the science of climate change and worry about threats to the environment. In the fight to save our planet, the European Commission has been at the forefront for a long
Kering, a global luxury group with an array of major brands from Gucci to Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, some 29,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding €10 billion, has positioned itself as a world-class leader in sustainability. Under the guidance
The World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s largest agency fighting hunger in some 80 countries, with an operating budget of $7 billion and 16,000 humanitarians providing food aid to 80 million people, the Director of Private Sector Partnerships: Prerana Issar.
One of the most important institutions working on climate change and the environment is the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), headquartered in New York, and since March 2016, its European affiliate is headed by a young and very dynamic woman, Baroness
Impakter Editorial Board President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is likely to have two major consequences. The first is environmental, the other political. Starting with environmental impact. It will be bad for the planet, but it will be bad primarily