Inadequate land rights perpetuate poverty and marginalisation, as numerous cases around the world have shown. What is the link between land tenure and achieving the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals?
The recent Singapore International Water Week 2018 featured a stellar line-up of speakers and a series of activities to mark its 10 years of excellence this year. Here’s a look at 10 highlights of the event.
Singapore aims to green 80 per cent of its building stock by 2030, but experts say it is behind schedule. What's holding the city-state's green building sector back, and how can it overcome these obstacles?
Phuket's hotel association is starting a series of initiatives aimed at reducing the use of plastic, tackling the garbage that washes up on its shores, and educating staff, communities, and even its guests.
The average Singaporean uses an unconscionable 13 plastic bags a day. With its only landfill site fast filling up, what are consumers and businesses doing to defuse Singapore’s plastic waste time bomb?
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The reasons for forest fires are numerous and complex. With hotter and drier temperatures becoming the new normal in parts of the world, the solution is to work with companies, not against them, writes Sinar Mas’ Bernard Tan.
The new documentary weaves a tale between the two continents to tell the climate story through a unique Asian lens. Its team is set to travel to the Arctic next year in a new partnership with Explorer's Passage.
As colourful as it is, the traditional Burmese longyi has left rivers in Myanmar's Wundwin town murky from decades of dye and wastewater pollution. Here's how a Japanese technology company—and a young Burmese executive—is leading the clean-up.
Paints have been used for centuries to beautify spaces, lift spirits and keep cities cool in hot weather. Dutch paints and coatings specialist AkzoNobel is proving that paints can help build greener cities too.
Over the past decade, many firms including multinational corporations have sponsored the Singapore International Water Week and championed water technologies and solutions at the event. They share the reasons for their commitment.
Recognising that environmental issues in the palm oil industry have their roots in social problems is a big step towards resolving them, say experts. Why, then, have environmental concerns overshadowed social issues in media reports and activist campaigns?
Teaching kids how to make batteries, design green buildings, prevent forest fires and achieve the SDGs. Eco-Business explores how five firms are tapping the potential of youth to build a more sustainable future.
[The EB Podcast] In this concluding episode of the Let’s Write the Future series, we explore how the rise of renewable energy, the electrification of transport and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are changing our lives, cities, and the world.
Technology evolution is widely regarded as the key to managing challenges such as climate change and inequality; but there's also the risk that the changes arising from this won't make society better. How do we get innovation right?
[The EB Podcast] What are the hardware, software, and financing challenges the world needs to navigate before the enticing vision of the Fourth Industrial Revolution becomes a reality? And what are the risks to avoid along the way?
[The EB Podcast] Clean energy is tipped as the solution to Asia's energy trilemma—the need to scale up energy access, but in an affordable and sustainable way. How can technology help the region realise the full potential of clean energy?