The sustainability chief for nutrition giant Royal DSM thinks retailers can do more to help consumers choose responsibly sourced food. In this interview with Eco-Business, he explains why this is, and opens up about DSM’s approach to sustainability.
Disasters – from deadly floods to worsening droughts – are happening more frequently in Sri Lanka. But efforts to begin treating the crises as a new "normal," which require system changes rather than one-time responses, are struggling.
Mahfuz Ahmed –
To produce enough food to meet burgeoning demand, Asia’s farms will need to undergo a twenty-first-century transformation. Asian Development Bank food and agriculture expert Mahfuz Ahmed explains how.
Deborah Lapidus –
Because controversies about exploding phones and corruption weren't enough, Samsung has entered into a joint venture with deforestation-linked Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo, reveals Mighty Earth's Deborah Lapidus.
Omair Ahmad –
Communication workshops throw up some surprising and important ways that Indians seem to engage with issues of climate justice, coal, pollution and renewable energy, writes Omair Ahmad from thethirdpole.net.
Agrilculture expert Christine Chemnitz explains why a future in which agricultural production is digitised bodes well for some of the world’s largest companies, but would leave problems associated with industrialised agriculture unsolved.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...