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Vodafone and Iron Mountain have announced 100% renewable energy targets and committed to joining RE100, an initiative spurring corporate renewable energy targets around the world.
The plan is the most ambitious emissions reduction and renewable energy plan of any state in the country.
The Philippine city of Mandaluyong has approved an ordinance to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from discrimination, the latest in a slew of local laws passed across the…
The total female workforce in the UAE in 2015 was 882,000 compared to just 10,000 in 1975.
The Queensland government has approved the country’s largest windfarm, a $1bn project to build almost 200 turbines in the shadow of the Bowen basin’s coalmines.
Saudi Arabia has issued driving licences to women for the first time in decades just weeks before a ban on female drivers is lifted.
Disney says that marks the largest increase to starting wages it’s ever offered.
“What we’re seeing is one of the largest and most well-thought-out approaches to advancing electrification of vehicles,” says Adrian Martinez, an attorney for Earthjustice.
The governor has signed a bill to ban bump stocks and another to implement a “red flag” law.
United Nations says staff will visit Rakhine state in first step towards repatriation of 700,000 refugees camped in Bangladesh
Stockton, Calif., hopes to become an exhibition ground for fighting poverty with a simple yet unorthodox experiment: giving $500 a month in donated cash to perhaps 100 local families,…
Accra, Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa, Lagos, Dakar, Durban, Tshwane, Johannesburg, and Cape Town have pledged to reach zero carbon in 30 years.
In a historic decision, Chile’s House of Representatives voted this Wednesday to ban the usage of plastic bags in all types of shops across the entire territory, making it…
RBS said it would no longer directly finance new coal-fired power stations or thermal coal mines, oil sands or Arctic oil projects and unsustainable vegetation or peatland clearance projects.
South Africa’s parliament passed a national minimum wage bill by an overwhelming majority to tackle strikes and wage inequality.
India’s federal government recently gave the go-ahead for development of the country’s largest solar power park in the state of Gujarat.
Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) developed a facial recognition software program that could help save the lives of endangered primates.
The European Commission is proposing a ban on around 10 single-use plastic items that account for approximately 70% of all garbage in the EU’s waters and beaches.
Ireland voted decisively to repeal one of the world’s more restrictive abortion bans, dealing the latest in a series of stinging rebukes to the Roman Catholic Church.
The hotel giant, which comprises brands like Embassy Suites and DoubleTree, wants to halve its environmental footprint by 2030, while also doubling its social impact investments.