Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP

More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials, in an effort to shift the focus to environmental protection and reducing poverty. The move, which follows a directive issued by top leaders last year, is among the first concrete …

PRESS RELEASE: Consumer Behaviour Key to Sustainable Proteins Success

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 26th 2014 Consumer Behaviour Key to Sustainable Proteins Success London – Major changes in consumer lifestyles are necessary if the food industry is to avoid a proteins crisis. Protein alternatives to meats and seafood will be featured in the upcoming European edition (June 5-6, …

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk Finanial analysis of GVK Alpha Coal Project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin concludes “probability of success remote”, “no investor should take part”.  Press Release Sydney, 19 June 2013 A new report released today by US-based Institute for Energy Economics …

Un Trade Report: Rise In Natural Resources Prices Appears To Be

UN TRADE REPORT: RISE IN NATURAL RESOURCES PRICES APPEARS TO BE HURTING POOR NATIONS New York, Apr 23 2012 3:05PM A sustained rise in prices for raw natural resources and basic agricultural goods is defying long-standing patterns and appears to be hurting poor nations through rising food and fuel costs …