Rio+20 Archive

  • GreenJobs1

    Green jobs, green options

    By Daniela Jaramillo Troya, a Bayer Young Environmental Envoy in 2009. Daniela has just completed an MSc in environment and development at the London School of Economics. Green jobs make...

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  • Wonders3

    7 Steps into the future: 3

    CO2 breakthrough A breakthrough technology developed by Bayer AG and the CAT Catalytic Center has made it possible to use CO2 captured from a coal-fired power plant to produce polyols...

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    7 Steps into the future: 2

    Water wise In South Africa, wastewater company Clearedge has developed a bioreactor that uses bacteria to clean grey water – water used for washing that would otherwise go down the...

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  • Wonders1

    7 Steps into the future: 1

    Ocean plastics While the scope of the problem of plastics in the ocean is huge, the San Francisco company Method – manufacturer of ecoconscious cleaning products – has collaborated with...

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  • Young Leasders4

    Young leaders: Mary Jade P. Gabanes, Philippines

    The Bayer Young Environmental Leaders competition, judged at the Leverkusen study week, looks for original projects with the potential to change or save lives, be scaled up, and which are...

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    Young leaders: María Reyes, Ecuador

    The Bayer Young Environmental Leaders competition, judged at the Leverkusen study week, looks for original projects with the potential to change or save lives, be scaled up, and which are...

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    Young leaders: Michael Muli, Kenya

    The Bayer Young Environmental Leaders competition, judged at the Leverkusen study week, looks for original projects with the potential to change or save lives, be scaled up, and which are...

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    Young leaders: Sarah Ervinda Rudianto, Indonesia

    The Bayer Young Environmental Leaders competition, judged at the Leverkusen study week, looks for original projects with the potential to change or save lives, be scaled up, and which are...

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  • BYEE3

    A visit to the King’s Forest

    New on the BYEE agenda this year was a visit to one of Germany’s oldest forests – the Königsforst, or ‘King’s Forest’, so named because it was once a hunting...

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    Sharing inspiration

    One of BYEE 2011’s work-shop leaders and competition jurors was the ebullient Ginnie Guillén. From Mexico City, Ginnie works as a consultant at the UNEP-Wuppertal Institute  Collaborating Centre on Sustainable...

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