Versatile, cheap, and useful, palm oil is the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. But it has also caused deforestation and community conflict in the tropical countries where it is cultivated. A better way is possible – Eco-Business explores the rise of sustainable palm oil.
The founders behind Asia's most well-known festival, Wonderfruit, have ambitions to dominate the region's festival landscape by serving up sustainability messages along with music, food, fun and art - just don't call them activists.
The media needs to do more to communicate the risks of climate change to tackle dangerously low public awareness in the English-speaking world, climate experts said in an interview at the offices of BP.
Deepak Sriram Krishnan
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India's government is leading an ambitious plan to ramp up the country's solar power generating capacity. WRI shares four important takeaways from the Indian experience.
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As Asia struggles to meet the increasing water demands of a growing, urbanising population, the depletion of the continent's underground freshwater stores is an unseen but urgent threat, says Asian Development Bank's Yasmin Siddiqi.
Asia's construction industry is booming, but can it do so while driving down greenhouse gas emissions? ClimateWorks Australia's Eli Court shares some ideas for how Asia's building sector can achieve net zero emissions.
Women in Asia Pacific have narrowed the education and health gaps, but progress has been slow for economic empowerment. This International Women's Day, let's recommit ourselves to achieving gender equality, says UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
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 ...