Cleaning products often contain chemicals that harm humans and the environment. One severe allergic reaction prompted the man behind Pipper Standard to develop a range of natural cleaning products from pineapples. Here’s how he did it.
Skimming off food waste from business operations requires a change in diet and daily routine, and clearing up misperceptions. Here are seven common misperceptions about food waste, according to LightBlue consultancy's Benjamin Lephilibert.
Banking veteran Omar Selim started Arabesque Partners to revolutionise the way people invest. In this interview with Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam, he shares how the fund manager is offering ‘healthy, transparent and clean’ investing options to tap into Asia’s growing appetite for sustainable investments.
Indonesia’s agriculture sector is at once a major source of income for the country and one of the biggest threats to its valuable forests. Some of the biggest firms in the business are spending millions on sustainability and conservation; is this enough to break the link between profit and deforestation? Eco-Business visited Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper companies to find out.
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With Donald Trump threatening to back away from climate action, Germany needs to save the Paris momentum, says Dennis Taenzler, international climate policy director at German think-tank adelphi.
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The election of Donald Trump poses a risk that the United States will withdraw from international climate action efforts. Global Green Growth Institute's Mahua Acharya argues that the world can decarbonize despite this.
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Unchecked capitalism has been blamed for many of today's global challenges such as climate change, rising income inequality and worker exploitation. A new documentary about conscious capitalism shares how businesses can continue to profit, but in a way that doesn't undermine global social or environmental goals.
The Sustainable Development Goals aim to solve some of the world's most difficult problems such as poverty, climate change, and hunger. Businesses can and must play a role—watch this video to find out how.
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Many doubt their ability to fight climate change and build more liveable cities, but education and storytelling could put agency back into the hands of the people, said panellists at the Cities:Possibilities forum.
At the launch event in Singapore hosted by Fuji Xerox, the business community discussed the importance of reporting and how the new GRI Standards afford greater accessibility and flexibility for first-timers.
Lauded the most beautiful skyscraper of 2015, the Shanghai Tower is an icon of China’s drive to green its built environment. The tower’s energy-efficient operations are propped up through its use of Danfoss technology.
As chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative, Michael Meehan leads the organisation in driving the global sustainability reporting movement. Eco-Business speaks to him about why this is all the more important in the wake of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Rapid urbanisation is the defining challenge for Asia Pacific in coming decades. Eco-Business looks at some smart solutions adopted by cities to keep up with growing energy and waste needs and strengthen their economies in the process.
Corporate responsibility (CR) has grown at a rapid pace in the past two decades. More companies are taking action and reporting on their social, environmental and economic performance. Investors are ...
New research by Corporate Citizenship reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Global Goals ...