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.
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.
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.
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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Germany is on track to achieve its 80 per cent renewable energy target by 2050, thanks to policy measures favouring the transition to clean energy. As Australia reviews its own electricity market, RMIT University's Anne Kallies talks about lessons from the German experience.
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Greenhouse gas nitrous oxide is 300 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, yet the impact of nitrogen on climate change seldom makes headlines the way carbon dioxide does. Solving it will require the world to relook its agricultural practices and dietary choices, say researchers.
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As India grows, it can choose smart urban growth and save more than US$1 trillion, or get it wrong and face traffic congestion, air pollution, traffic fatalities and poor health, says World Resource Institute's Aniruddha Dasgupta.
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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.
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.
From floating solar panels to systems that convert waste to electricity, a range of European innovations could help Southeast Asian countries to boost their use of green energy. Some of these technologies are being showcased in Singapore and Malaysia from Oct 24 to 28.
Nutritious, resource-efficient, and widely available: Insects may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but could they help feed the planet’s growing population? Hong Kong-based startup Livin Farms offers home cooks a clean, easy way to get a jump-start on embracing the food of the future.
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.
Hydroponics at home, anti-pollution skincare, machine-run composting - Eco-Business rounds up seven of the most exciting products and technologies present at the recent Green Living consumer fair in Singapore.
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 ...