The meteoric growth of green bonds is a sign that the finance industry is finally waking up to the potential of sustainability. But speakers at a recent green finance forum said that the opacity of how the funds are used means that green bonds are often little more than greenwash.
Australia's most precious—and lucrative—tourist attractions are at risk of being ruined by climate change, according to a new Climate Council Report. This puts some half a million jobs and billions of tourism dollars on the line.
Inefficient use of air-conditioning in Southeast Asia is laying the ground for an environmental crisis, but its people are unaware of the threat cooling is posing to national development and the environment, finds a new Eco-Business whitepaper.
Daniel O'Neill –
What would it cost the earth for every one to live a 'good life'? University of Leeds' Daniel O'Neill examines where countries currently stand when it comes to the delicate balance of resource management and human development.
Kevin Moss –
Clever marketing or an attempt to nudge consumers in the right direction? WRI's Kevin Moss explains why brands like Patagonia and REI and their stance against the Black Friday sales frenzy is a win for sustainability.
Nathan Rive –
This is the 'golden era' of international climate finance. ADB's Nathan Rive shares his advice on how countries can successfully apply for funding to climate-proof themselves for the future.
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.
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 ...