With the global cotton industry under scrutiny for using forced and child labour and polluting the environment, Western companies are starting to work with farmers to clean up fashion's leading natural fibre - and its complex supply chain.
Despite Myanmar’s nationwide commercial logging ban in 2016, illegal loggers continue to find work cutting down trees with chain saws, imported largely from China and often obtained illegally and used without training or protective gear.
Sharad Sinha –
The relentless race to launch new devices and software while neglecting support for older ones is wasteful — and takes a toll on the consumer's wallet and the health of the environment, says Nanyang Technological University's Sharad Sinha.
Emma Amadi –
The emerging Fintech sector represents an exciting opportunity to kick-start sustainable development. But this new disruptor of the financial services industry should use its power wisely if it’s to maximise positive impact, says Corporate Citizenship's Emma Amadi.
The existing 'take-make-dispose' model of production and consumption is untenable. To halt the downward spiral of waste generation, it's time to rethink and redesign how we consume for a circular economy, says Aurecon's Tim Plenderleith.
Open markets, climate action, and opposing inequality: These are the only viable elements of a successful economic strategy and Donald Trump should take note of this as he enters office, says Business and Sustainable Development Commission chair Mark Malloch Brown.
For SustainAbility and GlobeScan's annual Sustainability Leaders Survey, we asked over 900 expert stakeholders representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 84 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have ...
Analysing the policy and entrepreneurial context in three landscapes across Asia, the report highlights how supporting innovative small-scale green businesses could help reverse the current trend where business incentives for ...