cycle relly on environmental issues
Development comes at a price, and a part of that is the serious toll it takes on the environment. As emerging economies modernise, the impact they have upon the environment rises. Sustainability is a topic of great concern for international companies. But in places where green concerns are a definite second to high speed modernisation, how can the challenge be met?
From energy concerns to air quality issues, international efforts are underway in emerging economies. For more about how businesses can operate sustainably in these economies, we talked to Stephen Philips, Chief Executive, China-Britain Business Council, Ian Coleman, Partner, Head of emerging markets, PricewaterhouseCoopers UK, Frederique Schillern, COO Asia Pacific, Equity Trust, and Chris Runckel President of international business consultants Runckel and Associates.
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40% of the world’s energy is consumed by buildings. Intelligent and integrated building and room automation has an important impact on efficiency improvement without sacrificing comfort. http://www.siemens.com/buildings
London is increasingly plagued by gridlock. City planners of Britain's capital are partnering with Siemens to implement an integrated concept that combines advantages of rail,bus,car and air travel.
What's your environmental IQ? Visit this research station in the Black Forest, Germany to watch rainwater and air being tested for acidity.
Acid Rain - http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9003549/acid-rain?source=youtube_18493
pH - http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9059549/pH?source=youtube_18493
Pollution - http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9109632/pollution?source=youtube_18493
Black Forest, Germany - http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9015477/Black-Forest?source=youtube_18493
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You may not realize it but recycled printer cartridges are quite a considerable polluter of the environment, firstly have a think of the amount of devices that use printer cartridges, just about every company has one or more, with millions of homes users with home printers.
Assessing the impact of company procedure on economic, social and environmental issues is a key topic. Arcelor Mittal will not be admired by communities or society purely on being the most profitable. The Arcelor Mittal Foundation has been created to develop further programs in this area. Felicidad Cristobal has been visiting our sites all over the world seeking the best initiatives and practices for sustainable development.
See some of the programs we are participating in which are enriching lives in society and those that are contributing towards preserving local values, beliefs and traditions. We are taking our Corporate Social Responsibility seriously.
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This episode gives a candid look into the mindset of Arcelor Mittal’s teams in dealing with environmental issues. With such an effect on the worldwide landscape, how they deal with these issues is of upmost concern to us all.
Great scenery. Great synchronization of various images and sounds. Hot rides. David is addressing one of the main environmental issues of our times..
Indie Folk star Grace Potter of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals sits down to share her thoughts on the most urgent environmental issues facing the earth and what she's doing about it, publicly through her green tour as well as personally. Directed, filmed and edited by Shane Tilston for iThentic's original series Green Minute.
The Greatest Race on Earth 2007 - 2008 aims to highlight the need for environmental responsibility on global scale
Standard Chartered Bank has announced the launch of the fourth series of The Greatest Race on Earth (GROE) with an exciting new competition called the 'Environment Challenge - Race for a Living Planet' for nations to win a share of US$1 million for environmental conservation projects in their country.
The Environment Challenge is a significant addition to the forthcoming Greatest Race on Earth (GROE) series. Standard Chartered has initiated the 'Environment Challenge' to promote global awareness of environmental issues. Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with WWF UK (formally World Wildlife Fund) donating the US$1 million to WWF UK to support vital environmental conservation projects which will benefit the three nations that attract the highest number of environmental pledges per capita. The results will be announced at an award ceremony following the last race in Hong Kong on Monday 18th February 2008.
Why are the bees dying? Why are honey bees disappearing from across the US? Well, Burt's Bees is raising awareness about an environmental issue called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Find out ways you can help save the disappearing bees.
Economists, diplomats, and politicians gather at a Wilton Park conference to consider how China will balance its rapid economic growth and development with social and human and environmental issues.
When confronted with environmental issues Presidential candidate and software mogul Ray Hopewood has often joked about being the 'GreenBack Candidate.' But here, he finally outlines his plan to move away from a petroleum-based economy.
An exclusive interview with actor John Hannah on the Shanghai set of Mummy 3 - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor - John talks about his craft and Mummy 3 character as well as his personal concerns about environmental issues.