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.
A new report by WWF has found that most major Asian consumer goods firms are lagging behind their western counterparts on making their operations and supply chains more sustainable, and their investors are also not paying enough attention to environmental risks.
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 solar industry has exploded in the last decade, and is today an established and competitive renewable energy source. Despite this, solar energy has been surrounded by myths, rumours and false facts that has dimmed the sunny picture. Here are the ten most common solar energy myths – and the facts.
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.