The world's biggest palm oil company has issued a two-year update on its zero deforestation efforts, with progress on traceability, engaging suppliers to adopt better practices, and greater transparency. But more needs to be done, say green groups.
Herry Purnomo –
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.
Jessica Cheam –
A new report by WWF reveals that banks in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia perform poorly when it comes to ESG standards. It may come as a surprise to many that Singapore banks fared the worst.