From floating solar panels to systems that convert waste to electricity, a range of European innovations could help Southeast Asian countries to boost their use of green energy. Some of these technologies are being showcased in Singapore and Malaysia from Oct 24 to 28.
Scientists from Singapore’s A*Star have invented a new form of plastic packaging that keeps food fresh for longer and at higher temperatures. Eco-Business talks to Dr Li Xu about how A*Star’s solution can reduce food wastage.
Starling, a new service that features satellites from the world's largest aerospace companies, will be piloted by food giants Nestlé and Ferrero, two of the world's top palm oil users, in the hopes of cleaning up their vast supply network.
2015 was supposed to be a tipping point for the palm oil industry — so how are companies that purchase palm oil for use in their products faring in terms of achieving their sustainability goals? A new “Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard” released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) found decidedly mixed results.
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Helikonia project manager Esther Teh outlines how agriculture-dependent businesses can disaster-proof their supply chain to manage risks such as climate change, extreme weather, and crop failures.
Scientists and policymakers - aware of the extreme dry season of El Nino - have warned of fires in Indonesia months in advance. Why then, do fires continue to blaze and what is being done about it? Bogor Agricultural University's Herry Purnomo shares his view.