Jean Chua –
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.
Bowen Gu –
Asia's smallholder farmers are a crucial but vulnerable component in the region's food supply chain. CSR Asia project manager Bowen Gu outlines how and why companies should do more to help them.
Vaidehi Shah –
[Book Review] If the world currently produces enough food to feed 10 billion people, why are almost a billion individuals still hungry? A recently published book, Food Foolish, explains why food waste is to blame for this problem and how it also contributes to worsening climate change, conflict, and water stress.
Virtually everyone in the scientific community agrees that ensuring sufficient food supplies for a surging human population, which is set to grow by 2.4 billion by mid-century, will require serious work. But there is no such consensus on how to address the food-security problem.