A stagnant recycling rate and modest improvements in energy efficiency have prompted the Singapore government to introduce new technologies and regulations to speed up the country's progress in meeting its environment goals.
Climate change and environmental damage threaten to be a buzzkill for beer lovers and its manufacturers. Here's how Asia Pacific Breweries, maker of Singapore's national beer Tiger Beer, is addressing its environmental impact through sustainable packaging.
Companies are increasingly recognising that water is essential to the survival of their businesses and the private sector will come to play a bigger part in water management and provision in the future, says Asit Biswas, co-founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management.
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The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. The development of Singapore's last forests suggests the opposite is happening, note conservationists.
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The relentless race to launch new devices and software while neglecting support for older ones is wasteful — and takes a toll on the consumer's wallet and the health of the environment, says Nanyang Technological University's Sharad Sinha.
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A day of love, a capitalist ploy or just your average Tuesday – one thing that Valentine's Day is not is a day of love for the Earth. Here are a few ways to make February 14 more eco-friendly.
Taiwan is constantly lauded as a solar powerhouse and a genius in recycling, but its innovation in green solutions and technologies still flies under the radar, as Hannah Koh finds out on a recent trip to Taipei.
High level action by companies and governments are crucial for systemic solutions to issues like waste, but ground-up innovation can also offer important and game-changing ideas, says SL2 strategy consultant Melanie Tan.
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...