Sustainable living festival, Earthfest, returns to Singapore this month. Eco-Business chats to the festival's volunteer director, Michael Broadhead, about what to expect at the event and what drives this eco-warrior.
Maurice Meehan –
Shipping produces 2 per cent of global emissions but has no industry-wide commitment to reducing this. How can the sector stay afloat in an increasingly decarbonised world? Carbon War Room's Maurice Meehan discusses.
and Nancy Harris, Octavia Payne –
Protecting the world's forests would contribute significantly to the fight against climate change. But to do that, we must find the right balance between food production and reforestation, says WRI experts.
Chamila Perera –
What does it say about our food production system that perfectly edible produce is thrown out every day? Chamila Perera speaks to dumpster divers and examines how to fix the society's food waste problem.
In a country infamous for being the second-biggest contributor of plastic waste to the oceans, a city in West Java has achieved a close to 100 per cent segregation rate. This is how Depok transformed its waste system.
Even as skincare brand Dove deals with the aftermath of a poorly-planned ad, its parent company Unilever must reckon with the fact that its range of fairness products undermines its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Being more sustainable is good for a company's bottom line and reputation. So why are companies, as seen in WWF's recent Palm Oil Scorecard for Singapore and Malaysia, dragging their feet on sustainability? SIIA researchers discuss.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
Ping Manongdo –
What does the chief executive of the world's largest consumer goods company have to say about the business case of the Sustainable Development Goals? Listen to Unilever's CEO Paul Polman in this exclusive interview.