Environment

Environment & Sustainability

2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Encourage Sustainable Eating

Proposed changes to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines include a discussion on environmentally sustainable food production. This increased focus on sustainable eating could mean that we’ll be seeing more U.S. food manufacturers choosing to use Malaysian sustainable palm oil in their recipes.

Summary Report: Reach and Remind Friends of the Industry Seminar 2015 and Dialogue

The 6th Reach & Remind Friends of the Industry Seminar 2015 & Dialogue was recently organised by MPOC on 12 February 2015, at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel. The event was a rousing success, which saw almost 400 stakeholders from the Malaysian palm oil industry giving their support in attendin...

Malaysia Reiterates Commitments Towards Climate Change Reduction at UN Climate Summit

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia has recently reiterated Malaysia’s commitment towards reducing its carbon intensity by 40% by 2020.1 The declaration was made at the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September 2014, which was a one-day public platform for leaders from bot...

World Rhino Day Celebrates All 5 Species of the Rhino

World Rhino Day is celebrated on 22nd September and celebrates all 5 species of the Rhino. It was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010 where it expanded over the coming years encompassing both African and Asian rhinos. World Rhino day has grown to be a global phenomenon, uniting NGOs, zoos an...

3P Plus 1D Model for Sustainable Development

Land is an asset which can be used for economic activities needed to develop a country. This asset is the first resource which can be readily used for the purpose. In fact, history has shown that many developed nations have arrived at the "developed country" status by starting initially ...

International Day of Biological Diversity

The United nation (UN) proclaimed 22nd of May as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). It is a day to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues around the globe. It was first created on 29th December 1993 by the second Committee of the UN General Assembly and in yea...