Singapore, which is known as a 'global hydrohub' for its expertise in desalination and water recycling technologies, recently inked partnerships with Saudi Arabia and Australia to share knowledge in water supply and innovation.
Asia Pacific is at "highest risk" of plummeting into deeper poverty and disaster if climate change measures are not quickly and strongly implemented, said scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
In this interview, the former sustainability chief of one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies talks about why many forest programs don't work and what it would take to catalyse the private sector to embrace conservation.
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International tourism may be booming but the benefits don't always reach the local populations due to leakage. Griffith University's Susanne Becken explains what leakage is and how to turn the situation around.
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Cameron Highlands is a popular getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life for Malaysians and Singaporeans, but uncontrolled development of its tourism and agriculture industries is making the area unappealing, and worse, dangerous.
At a recent conference for business leaders in Sydney, two days were spent discussing how innovation, strategy, and leadership can help companies prepare for a challenging future; but worryingly, sustainability barely got any airtime.
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.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...