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Environment Projects in Eastern Asia

  • Going green: the changing face of corporate finance

    CHINA, 2017/09/23 Corporate finance is evolving. Top management teams and senior company executives are under growing pressure to adopt management practices and investment choices that are both socially responsible and financially rewarding. These objectives can sometimes be at odds with each other. The pressure for firms to be socially responsible is growing at a rapid pace. This is authentic particularly in the Better China region, which is fast establishing itself as a specialist hub for energy finance. To see this, one may consider two defining milestones of 2017, affecting corporations operating in the region.
  • Revolutionary materials made in Japan

    JAPAN, 2017/04/30 Japan’s efforts to revive a stagnant economy have encompassed sectors across all categories, from food and beverages, to technology and infrastructure. The apparel fashion industry is faced with the same challenge of diversifying and innovating to meet changing consumer needs. An aging people has put a focus on additional comfortable and casual clothing, presenting a challenge for designers who are geared additional towards fashion. Japan has been a leader of style on the runways for decades by presently, inspiring trends around the world. As Sidney Toledano, Chief Executive of Christian Dior reminded us before this year, “It was the Japanese clients who launched the vogue for accessories in the 1970s and 1980s, by buying bags on their journeys to Europe.”
  • Global wildlife agency hails Sino-U.S. deal to save elephants

    CHINA, 2015/09/29 A world wildlife conservation organization on Monday lauded agreement reached between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama committing to take swift action to protect elephants. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) CEO Azzedine Downes said the agreement reached on Friday would play a key role in ending the poaching crisis across the globe. "President Xi has delivered a tremendous victory in the battle to save elephants. China has slammed the door in the face of all those who are profiting from the slaughter of elephants," Downes said in a statement released in Nairobi.