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Peshawar hopes to lower its carbon emissions by paying bus owners to give up their exhaust-spewing vehicles—but sellers and climate experts say the scheme is too slow and too small.
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Even as rich countries begin to glimpse the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, developing countries are struggling to contain Covid-19. How can the poor survive?
An Indonesian court has acquitted six villagers on the island of Bangka in a criminal case widely seen as an attempt to silence them by a company accused of polluting their village.
Climate’s impact on agriculture forced millions in India to move to megacities. But migrants also face climate hazards in cities, particularly floods and heat waves.
Scientists estimate that millions of people in 65 nations could face increased malnutrition as climate change and overfishing take their toll on fisheries.
The Cambodian government is embarking on a number of ambitious development projects, which critics say come at the expense of the environment and people’s livelihoods.
New and emerging technologies could pave the way to net-zero emissions agriculture in the next two decades, using robotics, electric vehicles, improved crop varieties and distributed monitoring.
Fridays For Future and Extinction Rebellion climate protests are set to resume in coming weeks ahead of November's COP26 summit.
With its factories and investments in Thailand, China will be increasingly important to the Southeast Asian nation’s transition from fossil fuels.
Whether China can free itself from its decades-old addiction to coal will determine not just its own environmental future, but also – and more crucially – Earth’s prospects in the face of the gathering climate crisis.
Governments are anticipated to take more coordinated action towards harmful crypto mining activities. But, increased regulation could well push miners to new...
Lazada’s corporate sustainability expert explains why having a climate change strategy is crucial to businesses as well as the planet and our communities.
This month, G20 leaders should remember that only they have the clout to put the world on the right path.
Recent outcry over deforestation in the city-state has started a conversation about where forests fit in the future of a metropolis that aims to be a ‘city in nature’.
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A bill that financially incentivises businesses to make positive social change is close to becoming law in the Philippines. But some worry the legislation offers excessive incentives and could allow industries like tobacco to use donations to exert influence over government officials.
Over 350,000 renewable energy jobs in the Philippines could be created by 2030. With the coal moratorium expected to add more clean energy capacity to the mix, could displaced power plant workers be among those to switch to green jobs?
[SPECIAL REPORT] A recent industry-friendly bill could undermine recent tobacco control efforts in the Philippines, and increase the risk of addiction among millions of youths.
Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed?
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Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
With issues such as child labour and forced labour making headlines, palm oil companies are realising that more needs to be done to protect their workforces and their families.
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With its second acquisition of a leading disaster remediation company, Blue Planet aims to bring together market leaders to create an integrated waste management ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
With the sustainability of palm oil under growing scrutiny, Singapore-headquartered firm Musim Mas Group offers a way forward with its training programme for smallholders in Indonesia.
Knowledge is power, and if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, it helps to know what it is in the first place, and what the biggest offenders in your lifestyle are.
Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
Negandhi joins from The Nature Conservancy and will be based in India. Also joining Forum is Fern Yu from SIF who will lead communications based in Singapore.
Fish have highly underappreciated inner lives. As awareness and understanding of fish sentience emerges, the business case for better welfare standards for marine species is gathering momentum.
Prized rare metals sitting at the bottom of the sea could play a key role in creating an environmentally sustainable future on land, but scientists worry that deep-sea mining could irreversibly damage a vast and largely pristine ecosystem.
Eco-Business talks to 'Aulani Wilhelm of Conservation International about why a plan to protect the ocean is critical, and why it might just work.
The carbon reduction opportunity of moving to the cloud for APAC
A move to the cloud should be a part of any organization's sustainability strategy as a major source of energy use and carbon emissions for enterprises and public sector organizations is self-owned and operated IT equipment and data centers. IT efficiency and sustainability are becoming...
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