Singapore's green building pioneer Tai Lee Siang, who has been named as the new chair of the WGBC's Board of Directors, has ambitious plans to grow the organisation's member base, boost sustainable design and transform Asian cities.
On Monday, June 13, Singapore crushed nearly 8 metric tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory worth about 13 million Singapore dollars (~$10 million). This is the first time that Singapore has destroyed its ivory stockpile.
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It is a topic that is traditionally under-covered due to the clandestine conditions surrounding trafficking, but if you look carefully, slavery in its modern form is everywhere, affecting the world’s most vulnerable people.
Companies are facing more demand by regulators, investors and customers to be transparent in their environmental, social and corporate governance. Business leaders can no longer be complacent and be satisfied simply with financial performances.
Nazir Foead, head of Indonesia's new Peatland Restoration Agency brings new energy to solving the country's deforestation and peatland problems, but engagement with major consumer giants India and China is lacking, and we still need to look at the million-dollar question of who will pay for sustainable goods.
This paper compares the eco-efficiency of Low Temperature Copper to Copper Bonding (LTCCB) technology against the Conventional Method (CM). The analyses look into the energy and material consumables consumption profiles ...