With younger populations, newly-minted billionaires and growing numbers of women heading businesses, Asian nations can take the lead in social impact investing and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
and Federica Maurizio –
Gaps in coverage for sexual and reproductive health services for girls and women may be hurting broader development objectives, say experts from the United Nations Population Fund. Here's why governments in Asia Pacific need to make these issues a priority in health coverage.
and Luis Gabriel Carmona –
If richer nations are serious about achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, they must begin to account for the carbon emissions contained within products they import, say researchers from Universidade de Lisboa.
The term "ecosystem services" has been successful in creating awareness of nature's value to mankind, but some argue the framework of "Nature’s Contributions to People" is better. Why does it matter how we talk about nature's contribution?
What do growing anti-globalisation sentiments—represented by Brexit and Donald Trump's America First policy—mean for resource use and environmental legislation? Experts Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor and Binyam Afewerk Demena discuss.
Advances in technology is making it possible to make the bioeconomy—defined as the agriculture and forestry industries—more sustainable without sacrificing productivity. Frank Rijsberman of the Global Green Growth Institute highlights examples of green growth.
Ping Manongdo –
Airing on Sunday March 5 at 8pm, a new ChannelNews Asia documentary features Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam on a journey from India to Copenhagen to glean lessons on what Singapore can do to overcome one of its most pressing challenges.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...