Bringing technology into industries like farming and waste collection in Asia is opening up opportunities for sustainable development. Here are three companies that are changing the world’s oldest and most necessary professions.
This year Eco Action Day in Singapore commemorating World Environment Day focused on how Singapore could transition towards a circular economy, and explored how governments, businesses and civic society could contribute.
To double food production by 2050 and feed the global population, the agriculture sector will need more capital and innovation in this area. A new competition for Asian agri-tech start-ups aims to help the region improve its productivity.
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The new mandatory reporting of packaging data is a good start, but the Singapore Packaging Agreement could afford to go further as it enters its second decade, writes Ashwin Subramaniam from Gone Adventurin.
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today, but no one country or organisation can solve it alone. To address this, sustainability experts Lili Fuhr and Nils Simon make the case for a global plastics treaty.
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 ...
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...