Asia Pacific is the most vulnerable region to climate change, Bangladesh is the country most at risk, and poor people are to be hit the hardest, prompting migration on a massive scale, a sobering report by Asian Development Bank has found.
The sustainability chief for nutrition giant Royal DSM thinks retailers can do more to help consumers choose responsibly sourced food. In this interview with Eco-Business, he explains why this is, and opens up about DSM’s approach to sustainability.
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Banning the bag has been the war cry of the environmentally conscious for years, but doing so is but the first step to protecting the environment. Queensland University of Technology's Gary Mortimer explains why.
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International tourism may be booming but the benefits don't always reach the local populations due to leakage. Griffith University's Susanne Becken explains what leakage is and how to turn the situation around.
The B Corp movement has reached Singapore's shores and could help companies based in the city-state become more inclusive and sustainable. AVPN's Amanda Kee explains how certification helps the adoption of Impact-Business Models and why it matters.
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 ...