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Sustainable Certification Body WSO Launches Online Audits To Curb Emissions Amid Coronavirus

3 Mins Read World Sustainability Organisation (WSO), the NGO behind the leading global sustainability certification standards Friend of the Earth and Friend of the Sea, has just created a new auditing format that is entirely online. Prompted by the health concerns of auditors during the current coronavirus pandemic, the body has created the Sustainable Augmented Reality Audit (SARA), […]

Friend Of The Earth Launches Sustainable Fashion Certification Standard

3 Mins Read Friend of the Earth, the leading global standard for products that comply with sustainable practices under the World Sustainability Organisation (WSO), has just launched a new certification for sustainable fashion. While the fashion industry has undergone a major step change to clean up the waste and pollution it is responsible for, systemic change must happen […]

IN PHOTOS: Student Climate Strikes Sweep Across Asia – As It Happened

4 Mins Read Youth in Asia and the Pacific went on strike for the planet this past Friday September 20 2019, part of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg ‘Fridays For Future’ campaign, to demand climate justice. Millions took to the streets as students from all over the world joined in the third internationally coordinated Global Climate Strike […]

Student Climate Strikes Across Asia: “There Is No Planet B”

4 Mins Read For months, millions of young climate activists around the world have been taking to the streets on Fridays to demand governmental action on our planet’s most urgent issue: climate change. Ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit, today’s 20th September protest marks the third general strike for the climate, as a part of the […]