Digitalisation has transformed the way we operate our buildings, leading to the emergence of smart buildings that can intelligently reduce energy and water use and operational costs, boost their occupants’ safety and security and even alert managers to the risk of accidents and equipment failure.
Sometimes called “plastic islands and continents” because of their size, vast patches of plastic rubbish that have been afloat in the Pacific Ocean could disperse and pollute other islands and coastal areas, experts warn. Even from the middle of the ocean, plastic could come back to land, and haunt us.
Jessica Cheam –
It is a topic that is traditionally under-covered due to the clandestine conditions surrounding trafficking, but if you look carefully, slavery in its modern form is everywhere, affecting the world’s most vulnerable people.
Takehiko Nakao –
It is time for transformative action to build a smarter, more sustainable Asia and Pacific region through more advanced technology, says Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao.
Kim Yen White –
To solve land shortages, many Asian countries have encouraged "eco-burials" that involve the cremation process. But considering the environmental effects of cremation, the benefits may be short-term at best.
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...
At Ethical Corporation we are continually hearing how a serious commitment to governance, ethics and sustainability creates long-term benefits for shareholders. It's been a while since the researches and financial ...