Green buildings do not only make cities healthier environments to live in, they save money. So why have so many of the region’s cities been slow to embrace sustainable thinking, delegates wondered at a recent event in Malaysia.
Fashion has been labelled the second most polluting industry after oil. But this does not have to be the case. A new initiative, Fashion for Good, is accelerating change towards a more circular industry, one in which even fast fashion can be sustainable.
and Angelica Pago –
If the old adage “you are what you eat” is true, then most of us are eating from the hand of corporations. But a recent decision by the “people’s court” against Monsanto emphasises the need for change.
and Samantha Putt del Pino, Lindsey Longendyke –
Companies that want to survive in the era of climate change cannot base their growth on endless consumption. They will need to rethink their business models and adapt to a resource-strained world, say WRI researchers.
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.
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.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
With its significant impact on resources and environment, industrial growth, trade, employment, skills development and livelihoods, the textile industry remains a sector of utmost relevance for both developed and developing ...