Insights

Extended producer responsibility in emerging markets: Improving recyclables recovery in Asia-Pacific

Rapid economic growth is increasing the amount of waste in emerging markets to levels beyond what their current collection, recycling and disposal infrastructure can handle. As a result, recycling rates for recyclable packaging waste often remain low. Multinational companies (MNCs) play a role in this development as they introduce their products into these markets. BSD Consulting is working with local stakeholders to increase recycling rates and improve lives on the ground.

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Sustainability reporting standards in China

From a legal standpoint, sustainability reporting essentially remains voluntary in China. Nonetheless, there are several factors driving extra-financial reporting in the country, including general public interest, practices overseas, as well as some degree of government pressure.

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BSD China Launches the GRI Certified Trainings

BSD China Launches the GRI Certified Trainings

BSD Consulting will add mainland China to its GRI Certified Training Program and License Agreement with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), starting in January 2014.

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