To mark World Water Day on March 22, a Singapore-based non-profit has staged a virtual reality exhibition which takes the viewer to remote villages in Cambodia and Myanmar where people still depend on polluted water to meet their daily needs.
The Women of the Future Awards honours young women who are outstanding in their fields. For the first time ever, the UK-based awards are highlighting talents from Southeast Asia, including Eco-Business managing editor Jessica Cheam.
Ehab Abou-Oaf –
With its scale, the global F&B industry has an obligation to drive transformational change in tackling sustainability and public health challenges, but industry efforts alone will not suffice. The stage has long been set for all stakeholders to collaborate on solutions to build a sustainable future, says Ehab Abou-Oaf of Mars Wrigley Confectionery.
and Gautam Jindal –
The finance centre of Southeast Asia has declared ambitions to become a hub for sustainable finance, but how much progress has it made? NUS' Jacqueline Tao investigates.
Assaad Razzouk –
They're designed to fund projects that have a positive environmental impact. But green bonds are being used as a mask for environmental destruction. We should fix this while we still have time, says Assaad Razzouk.
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?
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.
Hannah Koh –
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.