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Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.
The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion last week announced it is divesting from thermal coal and tar sands.
As I write my 3000 posts, I find myself in Abu Dhabi again and reflect on the achievements and challenges here in the United Arab Emirates.
Sarajevo today is not the city it once was. There are no longer tens of thousands of inhabitants – some have betrayed it, others have left it. But it can't be blamed for this. Slowly it's coming back to life, as if after an earthquake
UAE Armenians gathered tonight at the Armenian Church in Sharjah to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Bicycle sharing is now in Abu Dhabi with the recent launch of Yas Island BikeShare, and so far my impression of it is a big thumb's up!
For any company mulling over a corporate social responsibility program, the best resource is often the product or service that has made it a success. One of the leading examples is Lifebuoy, a brand of soap that dates back to ...
An NRDC report on sustainable supply chain improvements in the fashion industry serves as a wake-up call that conserving resources also saves money.
The Philip Morris vs. Uruguay case may weaken the country's anti-smoking laws, which include rules requiring 80% of a cigarette pack be covered in warnings.
Last month’s announcement that Heinz will acquire Kraft Foods opens a bevy of questions for a company that as a combined force will have annual sales of at least US$28 billion--especially when it comes to palm oil.
Union of Concerned Scientists released its 2nd annual palm oil report, which tracks 40 large companies sourcing huge amounts of palm oil within its supply chains.
Food and commodities giant ADM announced it will develop a no-deforestation policy in a move to source soy and palm oil more responsibly.