Golden Agri-Resources has come a long way since allegations of deforestation ravaged the Singapore-listed firm's image. Now it figures in the world’s most scrupulous sustainability index—good news for the company and a vilified sector.
A lush setting, natural light and ventilation, a comfortable environment, and adaptable staff are what have made Singapore's Khoo Teck Puat Hospital a special place to get better, architect Jerry Ong tells Eco-Business.
The first prize winner of the International Tropical Architecture Design Competition was an 11-storey marvel featuring hydroponics, water harvesting technology and built using recycled building materials, waste plastic and glass bottles.
Shamshad Akhtar –
The recent string of natural disasters has been a costly but critical lesson—that we need to prepare for more extreme weather, and protect the vulnerable who disproportionately bear the brunt of these, writes UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
Florian Nebel –
The SDGs are all the rage in the sustainability space, but how exactly do we go about achieving them? Florian Nebel from sustainability consultancy thinkstep shares six bits of advice gleaned from recent workshops held in New Zealand.
Amanda Bryan –
It's time to rely on ourselves to deal with the climate crisis—not by purchasing more offsets to become carbon neutral, but to imagine and design more restorative, carbon positive spaces, says Aurecon's Amanda Bryan.
If Asian cities continue with business-as-usual modes of energy use and urban development, they will not only exacerbate global climate change, but could also face severe risks including economic struggle, flooding, and food stress.
The struggle to deal with urban flooding has dominated international headlines recently. Here's how China's national "sponge cities" policy takes on rainfall and flooding, and what else it can do to achieve its ambitious goals.
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 ...