Only four in 10 Singaporeans know how to recycle e-waste. While news of regulation for gadget makers is welcome, a university professor has called for a more sincere effort from producers to promote electronics recycling.
A new report by advisory firm Earth Security Group outlines the ‘perfect storm’ of environmental, social and governance pressures that are undermining global security and business longevity. Here's how companies can manage these risks.
Sven Boddington –
Buying second-hand electronics is often seen as a bad bet, due to quality concerns. Teleplan International vice president, global marketing and client solutions, Sven Boddington shares ideas for a thriving second-hand electronics economy.
Frances Buckingham –
The next wave of sustainability is the need for business to ‘lobby for good’. Most of the attention has been focused on advocacy, but even more leading-edge is for businesses put pressure on their peers, says SustainAbility's Frances Buckingham.
The world is on the threshold of the biggest business opportunity in a century, and it lies with managing natural resources. Companies must fundamentally rethink their business models and integrate technology to pioneer new products, services, and even sectors.
Kristie Thong –
Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
Medilyn Manibo –
Growing green and leafy vegetables in the future would require the help of innovation, says Toshiba, the latest electronics giant seeking to address threats of natural disasters in food security.
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...