How can businesses use their influence to build sustainable industries? Mining urban waste streams for valuable resources is one way to start, said sustainability leaders at this year's Eco Action Day.
Over the past decade, Singapore International Water Week’s Water Convention has fostered cross-sector and cross-country collaborations through its workshops, plenaries, technical sessions and poster presentations. What impact has it had?
Carlo Ratti –
Around the world, architects and urban planners are working to bring nature back into our cities. Carlo Ratti traces the rocky relationship between cities and the natural world, and the best attempts to reconcile the two.
Sébastien Turbot –
World leaders meeting at the G7 Summit tomorrow to tackle the world's biggest problems are making a mistake if they do not include cities in the conversation, argues NewCities Foundation executive director Sébastien Turbot.
With its scale, the global F&B industry has an obligation to drive transformational change in tackling sustainability and public health challenges, but industry efforts alone will not suffice. The stage has long been set for all stakeholders to collaborate on solutions to build a sustainable future, says Ehab Abou-Oaf of Mars Wrigley Confectionery.
They're designed to fund projects that have a positive environmental impact. But green bonds are being used as a mask for environmental destruction. We should fix this while we still have time, says Assaad Razzouk.
Tim Daubach –
The trailer of the documentary produced by Eco-Business, which is to be screened at the Changing Course exhibition in Singapore from 1 June to 12 July, captures the remote wilderness that is Antarctica and asks what the demise of this pristine landscape means for Asia.