Residents of Medical Slum in Dhaka's Tongi District face a long list of problems living in their community, including lack of water during ever-longer dry spells, and flooding when heavy rains do come. And here's how a group of women is building resiliency against the odds.
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Singapore urgently needs to reduce its food waste, but do companies have the right tools to do so? Owen Yeo, business development manager, Enerprof, highlights some technologies and organisational strategies which can help reduce food waste in the commercial sector.
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
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.