National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is on a mission to photograph all 12,000 captive animal species to raise awareness about conservation. Eco-Business speaks to him to find out why the blood is on our hands when it comes to the illegal wildlife trade, and how photographs can change the world.
The meteoric growth of green bonds is a sign that the finance industry is finally waking up to the potential of sustainability. But speakers at a recent green finance forum said that the opacity of how the funds are used means that green bonds are often little more than greenwash.
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NASA has used digital twin technology to simulate situations, solve problems and maintain systems. Can virtual models achieve the same for cities and mitigate the worst effects of climate change and urbanisation?
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One-fifth of companies on the Singapore Exchange acknowledge the Sustainable Development Goals, and fewer have plans around them. Corporate Citizenship's Lawrence Ow explains why Singapore-listed firms should sit up and pay attention to the SDGs.
SGX head of listing policy and product admission Michael Tang explains why companies should move quickly to adopt the recent recommendations made by the Exchange's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
A combination of growing energy demand, strong wind and solar resources, and political support for development has made investing in renewable energy an attractive prospect in the region. Aaron Daniels explains how companies can ensure their projects are bankable.
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No hot air here: Researchers from the National University of Singapore produce the first prototype of a new, environmentally friendly air conditioner in what could be a “quantum leap” in the 100-year old technology.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
An independent media organisation in a tough industry, Eco-Business has striven to be Asia Pacific’s go-to source for all things sustainable business. To mark our seventh birthday, we've put together a video about our work and how we define purposeful journalism.
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At the Eco Action Day event in Singapore last month, youth participants and industry veterans alike agreed that the circular economy isn’t only good for the environment, but is also a practical and profitable idea.