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The agreement’s extension could result in reduced salaries, benefits, and even job losses. Image credit: Robert Linder | Unsplash

How the extension of the Road Freight Council’s collective agreement risks harm to employers and employees

The extension of the National Bargaining Council for the road freight and logistics industry’s main collective agreement is bad news for employers and employees alike, warns industry expert Arnoux Maré, managing director of Innovative Staffing Solutions (ISS).

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Agrifood systems will need to become increasingly resilient to mounting challenges, including a growing population with changing food habits. Image credit: Creative Commons | Pexels

Advancing sustainable agrifood systems promotes a healthy environment

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Agriculture has been around for more than 10 000 years. In that time, it has not only given us food, shelter, and livelihoods, but also knowledge, traditions, innovations, and ecosystem services. However, with many ecosystems pushed beyond their capacity, agriculture now needs to provide all these benefits – and more – while being more responsive to the environment.Read More »Advancing sustainable agrifood systems promotes a healthy environment

Cooling is an invisible industry essential to our modern society – from the cold chains that safely deliver our food and vaccines to the air conditioners that make our workplaces and homes comfortable, and in some cases habitable. Image credit: BASE | CaaS Initiative | CCC

New white paper: Servitisation of the cooling industry

By the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy and the Clean Cooling Collaborative

The dramatic increase in direct and indirect carbon emissions from the use of refrigeration and air conditioning across sectors and regions creates an urgent need to shift from power-hungry equipment to efficient cooling technologies that rely on cleaner refrigerants.Read More »New white paper: Servitisation of the cooling industry