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harold wentworth

canada, nepal, Canada

business blogging

Member since November 20, 2012


  • Ccm_4

    Capital Environmental News, Crown Eco Management Samsung Electronics har innrømmet at den bruker tinn minelagt i Indonesia, for produksjon av sine smarttelefoner, forårsaker ødeleggende effekter på det lokale miljøet.I fjor venner av jorden (FOE) utført en seks måneders etterforskning som fant at gruvedriften tinn brukes i populære merkene av smartphones var ødelegge tropiske skoger, drepe coral og skade samfunnslivet på øya Bangka i Indonesia. Samsung har nå forpliktet seg til å ta umiddelbar handling for å takle problemet over sin forsyningskjede, og det har skrevet til kunder som forklarer hvordan det har sporet sin forsyningskjede tilbake til gruvene. Det sier det nå har som mål å arbeide sammen med leverandører, næringslivet organer og myndigheter å finne løsninger for å forbedre situasjonen på øya. FIENDE velkommen farten, men advarte at det vil være å opprettholde trykket på Samsung å sikre handlinger. FIENDE leder for politikk og kampanjer Craig Bennett sa: "det er flott Samsung har tatt en industri ledet av sporing av sine forsyningskjeder hele veien til Indonesias tinn gruver og forplikte seg til å ta ansvar for å hjelpe takle den ødeleggende virkningen som gruvedrift tinn for elektronikk har på mennesker og miljø. "Millioner av oss elske våre smartphones og ikke kunne gjøre uten dem - vi ønsker å være i stand til å elske måten de er laget for." FIENDE har også oppfordret Samsung å tilbake nye lover i Europa krever at alle selskaper å avsløre full m...

  • Why fibres of the future? BLOG.REDIFF

    Communication, Communication Design

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    http://blogs.rediff.com/mylespr/2013/04/17/natural-awareness-campaign-crown-capital-eco-management-why-fibres-of-the-future/ Crown Eco Jakarta Capital Management Stringent environmental legislation and consumer awareness are driving the transition to a bio-based economy and models of sustainable development which offer high perspectives for natural fibre markets. Moving to a bio-based economy requires substitution of many common raw materials that are currently largely produced from fossil (petrochemical) or mineral resources, with products produced from renewable (plant and animal based) resources. Substitute to synthetics Natural fibres are increasingly being recognized as a favorable substitute to synthetics which use unsustainable inputs. Aside from technical and cost advantages, such products have the added attraction of meeting growing consumer awareness with respect to environmental, sustainability and social standards contributing to: • Encouraging the growth of sustainable agriculture • Uptake of environmentally friendly production and processing technologies • Fostering economic development • Strengthening the participation of smallholders in the value chain The hard fibres: Acaba, Coir and Sisal, and bast fibres: Jute and Kenaf, are all natural fibres which have various and multiple end uses. Their versatility and environmentally friendly characteristics are strong advantages over synthetic alternatives. Each of the fibres has their particular strengths but al...

  • Sumatran tigers habitat depleted, destroyed/BLOG.REDIFF

    Communication, Environmental Design

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    http://blogs.rediff.com/mylespr/2013/04/09/jakarta-capital-environmental-blog-sumatran-tigers-habitat-depleted-destroyed/ Jakarta Capital Environmental Blog Crown Eco Management The number of Sumatran tigers in national parks in Jambi is in decline due to the loss of its habitat, forcing the wild cat to venture into human settlements, as such, conflicts between humans and tigers are inevitable. Forested areas in Jambi’s national parks have gradually depleted due to forest conversion and illegal logging by irresponsible parties, disrupting the natural environment. The Jambi Forestry Agency’s Forested Area Planning section head Endang Kurniadi said national parks were the best habitat for rare and protected wildlife species, such as honey bears, jungle cats, elephants and tigers. It is estimated that there are 254 tigers in the province. The Jambi Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) recorded 24 cases of human-tiger conflict since 2008. Besides attacking residents, the tigers often maul livestock. Jambi BKSDA’s forest ecosystem controller, Ida Herwati, said despite being at the top of the food chain and ferocious, the beasts never disturb humans intentionally. “They attack if they are disturbed first,” said Ida. Separately, Kerinci Seblat National Park (TNKS) region II head Dian Risdianto said only 165 tigers remained in the national park. The dwindling population is attributed to rampant poaching. In 2012, six tigers were found dead; two in Kerinci regency and four i...