Deforestation Inc.: How ‘green’ firms prevent climate action
05 March 2023 | 11:21 am
A new 9-month long cross-border investigation exposes the flaws of “green” forestry labels. Environmental auditors overlook harm by “sustainable" companies, hindering climate efforts.
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23 Feb 2021
An Australian lobby group for Facebook and Google has said its members would move to label and remove false content. Lawmakers have said they would not change a proposal to make the companies pay news outlets.
15 Mar 2021
The US has labeled five Chinese tech companies, including Huawei, as national security risks. President Joe Biden may be continuing his predcessor's hardline stance against China's growing technological dominance.
29 May 2021
The Indian government has slammed the posts as "completely false," with officials concerned that the term "Indian variant" could hurt the country's reputation.
7 Jul 2021
Powerful investors are demanding climate action from oil and gas giants for the sake of their bottom lines as well as the planet.
8 Aug 2021
State-affiliated media in China has taken a second swipe at the gaming industry triggering another market tumble. Investors fear further crackdowns.
21 Aug 2021
A new anti-sanctions law threatens to punish foreign entities and individuals who comply with sanctions against China. The laws create new headaches for firms caught between the US and China as tensions rise.
2 Nov 2021
Handing the win to pharmaceutical companies, the judge said the plaintiffs hadn't proven that deceptive marketing by the firms led to a rise in unnecessary opioid prescriptions.
5 Nov 2021
KLP has stopped investing in companies with ties to nuclear and regular arms production. It's not the first time the fund has made such a move on humanitarian grounds.
1 Dec 2021
As Russia and China attempt to master sophisticated technologies, the head of MI6 is set to warn that "unlike Q in the Bond movies, we cannot do it all in-house."
11 Dec 2021
The Chinese ride-hailing app Didi has announced plans to shift its shares from the New York Stock Exchange to Hong Kong. It's among the first in what could be a series of delistings due to new regulations in both the US and China. Some 200 Chinese firms could be affected, with huge consequences for investors. Also on the show: Europe's tourism sector hopes the latest Covid-19 surge won't throw off their end-of-year bookings.
19 Dec 2021
The US Commerce Department sanctioned Chinese surveillance and biotechnology companies over rights abuses. The Biden administration expressed concern that US technology could be used in abusing Uyghur people.
27 Dec 2021
A Berlin-based human rights group says top clothing retailers may be sourcing Xinjiang cotton that has allegedly been picked using forced labor. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has filed a criminal complaint in a federal court in Germany.
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The country's ruling accused the French broadcaster of "acting as a mouthpiece" for an al-Qaeda affiliated group. France 24 has denied the allegation and condemned the move.
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Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Chairperson, The Nigerian Prize for Literature Advisory Board speaks to GuardianTV on The NLNG prize for literature 2023, the prize money, and Nigerian writers.
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Germany's foreign minister says the door to EU candidate status is "wide open" for Georgia. But she stressed the Caucasus country would first need to implement reforms to address concerns over democracy.
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Mohamed ElBaradei was director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1997 until 2009. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he reflected on the US-led invasion of Iraq 20 years ago this week, which he opposed. "If I now look in hindsight, it was not really about weapons of mass destruction.