6 megatrends that will shape the future of cities
As cities look to 2050, how will they tackle big challenges like climate change, population growth, and food security? Will augmented reality, urban farming and wearable technology be the answer?
3 reasons we’re losing the climate battle, and 1 reason we’re winning the war
Capital markets are punishing companies that are trying to be sustainable. But it’s the capital markets that will ultimately suffer, writes Assaad Razzouk, CEO of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources.
Uberising the Global Goals
Where are the unicorns? We need companies with disruptive business models like Uber to bring the world closer to attaining the SDGs.
Water is a human right, but who will deliver it?
Water is key to the private sector's survival, but will businesses step up as stewards of this life-giving resource? Yes, says Asit Biswas, co-founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management.
West Papua gives indigenous communities control over forests
Some rare good news for Indonesia's forests: For the first time, West Papua has given control of some forests to indigenous communities, who plan to keep big agribusiness out.
Planet Earth II ignores threats to Singapore’s last forests
The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. This is misleading, say conservationists.
APP mega mill supplier faces community protests over land rights
Community groups in Sumatra are protesting against Asia Pulp & Paper's potential choice of timber supplier for its massive new pulp and tissue mill. They say the army and police were used to intimidate them during a public consultation.
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