A farming practice is creating huge clouds of smoke in Malaysia and endangering people’s health. A small company is innovating and using biotechnology to help solve the issue and at the same time boost farmers’ incomes.
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.
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As we face up to the challenges of the coming year, how does the global landscape for sustainable development look? IIED director Andrew Norton offers his thoughts on the key debates and changes we may see during 2018, and what they might mean for IIED's work.
With the end-of-year sales beckoning, is fabric choice the key to more responsible clothes shopping? Patsy Perry from the University of Manchester explains the impact of fast fashion and how to be a better consumer.
In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. UNESCAP executive secretary and UN Under-Secretary-General Shamshad Akhtar explains why this is an opportunity to shape a better future for the region
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To mark International Volunteer Day on 5 December, Eco-Business presents this short film which takes you to the remote villages of Yunnan, China, where elderly folk find help and friendship through an initiative supported by Keppel Land.
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Climate change is not all doom and gloom, it's a business opportunity. Young aspiring entrepreneurs are growing profitable businesses that are helping to make the planet a more habitable place.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.