In an increasingly competitive solar industry, manufacturers are on the lookout for new ways to make their products more efficient. Eco-Business takes a look at how Chinese manufacturer Yingli Solar gets its photovoltaic panels to work overtime.
Japanese firm Ricoh’s Eco Action Day campaign started out 10 years ago as a pioneering group of 18 organisations pledging to save energy. Today, it has become Singapore’s biggest and oldest business-led green campaign with a tangible contribution to reducing the country’s carbon footprint.
Vaidehi Shah –
Why are supermarkets today stocked with sustainable, organic products that come with a hefty price premium? Sustainable choices should be affordable to all, even those with a tighter purse string.
and Natalya Lusty –
A study has revealed shoppers' harsh attitudes to those who prefer to buy ethical fashion. But the headlines will only entrench the divide, say Sydney University researchers Lisa Heinze and Natalya Lusty.
Ellen MacArthur –
Plastic is increasingly seen as the 'workhorse material' of the modern economy, but its wasteful use is linked to environmental problems and economic losses. Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation rethinks how we use the ubiquitous material.
One might not think that the end of year holiday period, with its bright lights and gift exchanges, can be a sustainable time. Bowen Gu, CSR Asia project manager, shares ways to make the festive season more sustainable, ethical and pleasant.
The report addresses the challenging question of what conditions are required for structural transformation, driven by technological change, in order to drive sustained growth and inclusiveness, while avoiding environmental degradation.