GoodtoChina Shanghai Organic Farmers Market
GoodtoChina is bringing back The Shanghai Organic Farmers Market to a new location at M-town for a day of healthy veggies and lots of good eats. Over 15 organic farmers will come and share their fresh, healthy and seasonal vegetables with us.
2O2O VISION Green Building Challenge – Launch Event
Currently, the industry is completely unprepared for the upcoming Green Building regulations set by the Central Government, largely because many of the requirements have not yet been published. However, the direction of these requirements is very clear.
GDC June Film Night at Urbn: Sicko
Sicko is a documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories. The film investigates health care in the United States, focusing on its health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry.
Biomimicry and Design Innovation Workshop
The workshop, held amidst a subtropical forest and UNESCO Biosphere reserve, will introduce you to a whole new way of viewing and valuing the genius that surrounds us.
Efficient and Responsible Facility Management Practices at IFMA’s World Workplace Asia 2013
Modeled after IFMA’s flagship event, the third annual World Workplace Asia will take place in Shanghai, China – while addressing energy efficiency and sustainable systems in the facility management sector.
The Orangutan Project
Why we need your help: The orangutan’s rainforest habitat is disappearing at an unprecedented rate. 80% of the orangutan’s rainforests has been decimated in the past 20 years. Much of what remains is degraded by drought, forest fires and illegal logging. This destruction is also inflicting a massive amount of suffering on a species that is 97% genetically identical to…
2013-06-04 Marketing Assistant at Miss Earth China 2013
Sprout Lifestyle Cafe Opens at Eco Village
Sprout Lifestyle is talking their holistic health events and education to the next level – they plan to build healthy habits in your life with what just might be the tastiest, most wholesome food in town. This Spring, Kimberly Ashton and Georgia Zhou, the talented ladies behind Sprout Lifestyle retail and food education space in Surpass Court, are…By Green Drinks China
EcoChic Design Award 2013 Challenges Emerging Designers to Cut Waste Out of Fashion
[May 2013] The EcoChic Design Award is a sustainable fashion design competition educating and enabling emerging designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste. Now in its fourth cycle, The EcoChic Design Award 2013 is expanding to search for creative design talent in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, UK, France, Belgium and Germany. Following nine months of education,…By Green Drinks China
Transforming The Building Industry In China Through Awareness And Access to Quality Service Providers
China’s quest to find the best service providers requires a new approach to establishing quality, trust and cross-border communication. Industry leading thinkers gathered on Thursday to set the stage for a new era of standards, best practices and sustainability driven by an online networking platform being developed by, Seeder, a start-up already making headway in the green building market. On…By Alex Shoer
Is China ready for climate change?
Once again, China’s ability to handle a changing climate is being tested. In 2013, rainfall in south China’s Yunnan province dropped 70 percent below average levels. This, combined with similar rainfall decline over the past three years, has turned the once water-abundant region into a much drier place. China is among the countries most vulnerable to climate change. An extreme weather event like Yunnan’s…By Izy Weng
MARKETS: China nears launch of large emissions trading pilot programs
SHANGHAI — China will soon begin its grand experiment to rein in climate change, using the nation’s regionwide carbon markets as the building blocks for what could become the world’s second-largest emissions trading market. Four out of seven Chinese pilot regions — Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin and Hubei — have issued their versions of cap-and-trade plans for greenhouse gas emissions. While…By Izy Weng
Do you know what goes into making ONE shirt?
Do you know what goes into making ONE shirt? Few people consider the underlying natural and human resources embedded into our clothing, including water, energy, chemicals, labour, and transport. Check out this Fashion Lifecycle video by Redress to see what goes into making your shirt. You’re sure to think twice the next time you design, devour or discard a garment…By Ashley