Month: March 2001
Government should take the lead in pushing for sustainable development in business
The Government should be taking the lead in encouraging sustainable development in the UK, but businesses need to commit to their responsibilities, and support initiatives, according to a conference examining progress since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit.
WHO calls for health sector to become involved in water management
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for those involved in water management to have greater responsibility for their effects on people’s health, and states that it can no longer be left to water management authorities or environment ministries.
New online trading scheme should cut use of the worst halons
The first ever online halon trading scheme, launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), should ease the international exchange of ‘banked’ halons, and reduce the use of newly-produced halons that damage the ozone layer, according to its developers.
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