Environmental disasters, corporate negligence, and shady business practices placed business giants like Volkswagen, Uber, and FIFA at the top of business advisory firm RepRisk's list of the world's most controversial companies.
Jean Chua –
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.
Contiki Holidays –
Plastic waste hit a new high recently, with experts predicting that soon there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean. Travel firm Contiki offers 10 tips to reduce our plastic footprint.
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.
Australia has signed the global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a distinct lack of market signals for the waste and recycling sector to do so, says MRA Consulting Group managing director Mike Ritchie.
[Book Review] If the world currently produces enough food to feed 10 billion people, why are almost a billion individuals still hungry? A recently published book, Food Foolish, explains why food waste is to blame for this problem and how it also contributes to worsening climate change, conflict, and water stress.