The Singaporean obsession with food is a good place to start education and action on why food waste is such a scandal, says international food waste fighter Tristram Stuart. Eco-Business asks him how businesses can take action on food waste prevention.
A new study by researchers from the National University of Singapore maps tropics where deforestation have the most and the least gains, and aims to guide policymakers to realise whether their deforestation strategies make economic sense.
A little less conversation, a little more action please: At the inaugural Partners for the Environment forum, industry and civic society leaders brainstormed concrete, collaborative action to build a more sustainable Singapore.
Wu Xian –
How can Singapore hit its existing targets and accelerate the change towards a new “car-lite” future? Digital technology could be a big part of the solution, says Surbana Jurong senior executive engineer Wu Xian.
Susanne Becken –
International tourism may be booming but the benefits don't always reach the local populations due to leakage. Griffith University's Susanne Becken explains what leakage is and how to turn the situation around.
and Kavickumar Muruganathan –
Sustainability reporting is a chance for companies to demonstrate commitment to transparency and interact with stakeholders, yet reports are often dense corporate documents few care to read. CSR Asia offers innovative ideas on how to jazz up sustainability reporting.
The new mandatory reporting of packaging data is a good start, but the Singapore Packaging Agreement could afford to go further as it enters its second decade, writes Ashwin Subramaniam from Gone Adventurin.
At this week’s Ecosperity 2017 conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Mr Teo Chee Hean shared how Singapore has balanced economic, social, and environmental priorities to achieve sustainable development. Below is an excerpt of his speech.
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 ...