Bringing technology into industries like farming and waste collection in Asia is opening up opportunities for sustainable development. Here are three companies that are changing the world’s oldest and most necessary professions.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it will investigate the Indonesian oil palm operations of Korean agribusiness conglomerate Korindo in response to a formal complaint submitted by environmental group Mighty Earth.
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Major banks are slowly but surely ruling out financing companies clearing forests for profit. Could this be the turning point in the fight to save Southeast Asia’s remaining forests, asks Mighty's campaign director Deborah Lapidus.
The agricultural and landscape sector is responsible for 25 per cent of human-caused emissions, but is sometimes overlooked in decarbonisation efforts. WRI researchers highlight how we can protect forests and accelerate decarbonisation.
Carbon finance, i.e. investments in projects that sell emissions reductions, offers a significant opportunity for companies to demonstrate a tangible contribution to the SDGs. Voluntary carbon markets are now evolving to help companies demonstrate this wider impact, writes Natural Capital Partners' Ben Massie.
The quintillions of bytes in data we generate every day offer potential economic, cultural and political benefits. Here's how private data can be used for social good through the concept of data responsibility, according to New York University's Stefaan Verhulst.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...