Category: Social Responsibility

Recent natural disasters trigger complaints from disability groups

Why some advocates are expressing alarm that federal emergency response efforts are failing to protect the well-being and civil rights of people with disabilities.

Tracking it back: a new standard to support responsible use of wood just published

How the new ISO standard for tracing wood back to its sources will help to provide transparency.

Two billion people hit by natural disasters in the past decade: Red Cross

The damage caused by natural disasters including cyclones, floods and bushfires has been higher in Australia than most other countries during the past decade, a new report has found.

Canadians say companies should be responsible for food safety

Canadians believe the greatest responsibility for food safety lies with food companies, but they do not trust them.

Resilient Animals – Why snakes are disappearing from Southeast Asia’s largest lake

Some vulnerable species of water snakes are disappearing due to overfishing in the world’s most biodiverse lake—the Tonle Sap, in Cambodia.

Greater Manchester’s journey from Emergency Preparedness to Resilience

The efforts to foster resilience in Greater Manchester build on many years of work to address ongoing challenges faced by the area.

Resilient Animals – What Sperm Whales can teach us about humanity

Brian Skerry dives to photograph some of the most elusive animals in the ocean, sometimes on just one breath.

World Food Day 2018 – What does food mean to you?

The Food and Agriculture Organization is working toward a zero hunger target and encouraging everyone to participate in their own way to helping achieve that goal.

Feeding the world with ISO standards on World Food Day

Zero Hunger is one of the ambitious United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the theme of this year’s World Food Day. ISO International Standards are stepping up to the plate by demonstrating that they are valuable tools in achieving it.

Why you have (probably) already bought your last car

A growing number of tech analysts are predicting that in less than 20 years we'll all have stopped owning cars.

Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

Resilient Animals – Tiger population sees hopeful rise in Nepal

Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly

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