Shortly after Southeast Asia's worst haze on record, the Singapore Environment Council announced that its eco-label will certify sustainable palm oil products from next year. Eco-Business speaks to SEC head Edwin Seah to find out more about this upcoming label.
Kwek Leng Joo, a philanthropist and nature lover credited for driving the CSR movement in corporate Singapore and transforming the country’s building sector into a world-leading force, died on Monday aged 62.
The consumer electronics giant will tap Sunseap's solar panels in the city state to run its main campus and new retail store from January 2016, making it the first company in the country to be powered entirely by renewable energy.
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Southeast Asia's haze crisis has sparked a heated conversation on what everyone from companies to governments should be doing to end the burning. Here's one thing consumers can do now to help address the problem.
The world's rainforests are still being slashed and burned at a dizzying rate to make consumer products. But now there are signs of real political will, especially in Asia, to rein in the destruction, says University of Sydney professor Nick Rowley.
Many palm oil producers and buyers are sited in Singapore. Hit them where it hurts, by mandating banks and investors to have codes that prevent loans to or investments in firms that aid deforestation and land burning.
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 ...