While a handful of high fashion brands find that treating refugees with respect is a moral imperative and a commercially viable way to do business, many others are found to have made Syrian children refugees work under illegal conditions.
India's economic growth depends on its ability to lead on corporate responsibility, say experts. The upcoming India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues and Conference 2016 will provide a platform to accelerate this trend.
Scientists from Singapore’s A*Star have invented a new form of plastic packaging that keeps food fresh for longer and at higher temperatures. Eco-Business talks to Dr Li Xu about how A*Star’s solution can reduce food wastage.
Taiwan's government has committed to making Taiwan a nuclear-free nation and to meeting the standards of the Paris Agreement. This year's Taiwan International Green Industry Show offers a glimpse into how the island could do just that.
Melanie Tan –
High level action by companies and governments are crucial for systemic solutions to issues like waste, but ground-up innovation can also offer important and game-changing ideas, says SL2 strategy consultant Melanie Tan.
Ian Rae –
International leaders have just agreed to the phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons, potent greenhouse gases used as refrigerants and propellants. Ian Rae from the University of Melbourne outlines how this will happen, and what could come after.
and Mario Molina –
If the world is to succeed in preventing climate change from reaching catastrophic levels, reducing HFCs is a sensible – perhaps the most sensible – first step, say new UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa and Nobel Laureate Mario Molina.
Businesses in Singapore take note: More shoppers want to spend on brands which make positive contributions to a social or environmental cause. Be An Idea's Anthony Caravello shares how companies can appeal to these conscious consumers.
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 ...