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Amazon: No. 1 for Counterfeits, Cardboard Waste and More

That cheap deal from Amazon may not be what it seems, as some say the e-commerce giant allows counterfeiters to run rampant on…

Report: China’s Technology Espionage and IP Theft Will Doom the World

According to researchers at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, China’s 13th five-year plan reads as a modern-day sequel to the 2001 movie…

Hong Kong’s Beaches Inundated With Trash from Mainland China

This summer many of Hong Kong's beaches have been flooded by trash, the vast majority of which appears to have come from mainland…

Report: The U.S. Has More Oil Than Saudi Arabia or Russia

According to a Norwegian energy consultancy, the U.S. edges out Russia by just over 3 percent and holds the mantle of having the…

How APP’s Paper Mills Demonstrate Both Strength and Sustainability

APP recently opened two of its mills, which the company says are amongst the world’s largest and efficient within the industry, to journalists…

How APP Sees the Forest Through the Trees

If you want to see just how complicated a supply chain can be, the operations of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) on Hainan…

The Seedlings of Asia Pulp and Paper’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

A visit to some of APP’s facilities in China, where millions of tree seedlings are germinated each year, suggests that the $12 billion…

Agroforesty, Community Development Linchpins of APP’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

Asia Pulp and Paper is changing its tone and approach toward environmentalists and the media. 3p's Leon Kaye headed to China to learn…

Why Obama’s Meeting With the Dalai Lama Was So Controversial

Normally, a meeting between a sitting American president and a widely-respected Nobel Peace Laureate would be cause for celebration. But last week's meeting…

Asia Pulp and Paper Says Its Words About Sustainability Are Backed by Action

The evidence suggests that Asia Pulp and Paper, which ranks among the world’s largest pulp and paper companies and one that is important…

Why the Plagiarism Market Adds to Global Inequality

The connection between plagiarism and overall corruption in society can be made clearly. And increasingly, it is the wealthy and well-connected who benefit…

Renewable Energy Now Employs Over 8 Million People

Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.

Fast Food’s Future Uncertain as More Chinese Are Saying No

Western fast food is on the decline in China, according to research from McKinsey, suggesting that consumers in the world's most populous nation…

Donald Trump’s Uncomfortable Relationship with Renewables

Donald Trump's views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean…

World Air Quality Index Brings Data to Life

The World Air Quality Index is helping us visualize air pollution across the globe. With its real-time air quality information, we can practically…