NGO slams Climate Bonds Initiative on incinerator policy, leaves Technical Working Group

Jonathan Boyd
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Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has resigned its position on the Waste Management Technical Working Group of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) after criticising the way the CBI looks set to certify ex-EU incineration plants. The CBI has published its Waste Management Criteria, which ZWE says "endorses waste incineration outside the EU as a sustainable investment." "This reveals an alarming double standard in its environmental and social principles and ignores the demands of more than a hundred civil society organisations that urged CBI to protect the circular economy and the climate from thi...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.