National Australia Bank (NAB) has become the first of Australia's 'Big Four' to have a formal policy to stop lending to new coal mining projects. Climate campaigners have welcomed this, but say NAB needs to exit coal power stations too.
The three-year scheme aims to help 150 developing-world cities pull in more capital from the private sector, to cover the costs of keeping their infrastructure and communities safe from wilder weather and rising seas.
The world’s first national enquiry framing climate change as a human rights issue has been filed before the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines, but respondents are questioning its jurisdiction.
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The world has nothing to worry about reserves. After 40 years of fearing energy shortages, we now live with abundance. Guard against false narratives, not scarce resources says Samuele Furfari, Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles.
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To mark International Volunteer Day on 5 December, Eco-Business presents this short film which takes you to the remote villages of Yunnan, China, where elderly folk find help and friendship through an initiative supported by Keppel Land.
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Global chocolate manufacturer Mars has been true to its commitment to make positive impact on the food industry by providing formal training to cocoa farmers in Indonesia—the world’s third largest cocoa producer.
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Climate change is not all doom and gloom, it's a business opportunity. Young aspiring entrepreneurs are growing profitable businesses that are helping to make the planet a more habitable place.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
Companies are under more pressure than ever to be good corporate citizens, but in truth, sustainability is complex, expensive, and hard work. Three people at the frontline of the sustainability fight share their strategies for success.
Yayasan Harapan Masa Depan Cerah, or foundation for a bright future, is Cargill Tropical Palm Holdings' way of contributing to the communities it works in. Here's how the foundation is delivering on the promise of a brighter future.
A much criticised industry, palm oil is linked to all manner of environmental and social ills, from deforestation to human rights abuses. Can the industry behind the world’s most consumed edible oil ever be completely sustainable?
In any academic degree, the final project is the final milestone before students enter the workforce. Students and academics at the Sydney Sustainability Programme explain how its capstone is uniquely helpful to students and organisations.