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.
US-based firm Woodchuck is bringing its reforestation programme to Nepal and Indonesia. CEO Ben VandenWymelenberg tells Eco-Business about the company's mission to replant the lost forests of Asia, and why FSC certification is 'crap'.
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Wind turbines and electric cars may be symbols of the clean energy movement but require cobalt, which has been linked to child labour, to produce. Researchers from Heriot-Watt University ask: are we conscious of the true cost of low-carbon technologies? And what can we do about it?
Is offsetting emissions from a flight a decent act to save the planet, or simply purchasing 'complacency, political apathy and self-satisfaction'? University of Reading's Luke Elson discusses the moral implications of carbon offsets.
The sea of green on the Kampar Peninsula is one of last large intact lowland peatland forests of Sumatra. Five years ago, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau was established to ensure the biodiversity and the livelihoods it supports are protected and restored.
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The trailer of the documentary produced by Eco-Business, which is to be screened at the Changing Course exhibition in Singapore from 1 June to 12 July, captures the remote wilderness that is Antarctica and asks what the demise of this pristine landscape means for Asia.
On November 1st 2017, The Economist held its first Sustainability Summit Asia at the Sunway ResortHotel & Spa in Kuala Lumpur.Discussing sustainability in the Asian context is becoming increasingly urgent ...