E-alert No.022 (April 10, 2004)
Trends of Corporate Environmental Reporting in 2003
Kenjiro Hirayama, Masashi Kitamura
IGES Kansai Kenkyu Centre
The number of companies publishing environmental reports is increasing each year. Among Tokyo stock exchange 1st division companies, 416(27.3%) out of 1523 published such report in 2003...
Interview: Why are tropical forests being destroyed?
Makoto Inoue is involved in the search for the reasons. He has lived with local farming communities on the island of Borneo, where the studied the ways in which the tripical forests are being used and listened to the viewpoints of the local people. He talks about what is required now to prevent the extinction of the tropical forests.