The Indonesian government has been trying to collect penalties from three companies found guilty of damaging the environment, one of which is an oil palm plantation firm convicted of cut-and-burning rainforest in the Leuser Ecosystem.
As much as one-third of the wood exports from the South Pacific nation in recent years was produced by clear-cutting rainforest concessions granted to logging companies while violating the rights of local communities, a new report found.
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Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
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There are only a few days to go before the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 takes place in Paris and with this comes the question: where does the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) stand in the negotiations?
The next decade looks set to be the most challenging, exciting and potentially productive yet. The launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the impending COP21 summit, spurred along by visionary leaders like the Pope, could help the world reboot both corporations and capitalism, says John Elkington.
Last week we attended the launch in Amsterdam of the much-anticipated update to the Global Reporting Initiative sustainability reporting guidelines, known as G4. Here's my analysis of the G4 Guidelines ...
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 ...