The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has lifted Malaysian palm oil giant IOI Group's suspension from RSPO certification, but green groups have called this move “risky and counter-productive” and “naive in the extreme”.
Instead of bombing vessels that trespass in its waters, Malaysia will sink them in a way that promotes the formation of artificial reefs and fish breeding, a Malaysian minister said after a fisheries summit in Jakarta.
Almost all of Asean's top listed companies are carrying out sustainability reporting, but they have a long way to go when it comes to improving the quality of their reports and being transparent about their anti-corruption policies.
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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.