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ESG disclosure is now firmly in the mainstream of policies requiring reporting on organisational performance, with governments as well as financial regulators increasingly pushing for greater corporate transparency.
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Green Distillation Technologies tackles the waste tyre issue with emissions-free recycling technology.
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Labour and fertiliser shortages due to the pandemic, combined with heavy rains and diseases, have damaged tea yields and quality, cutting incomes for small-scale farmers.
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Biodiversity loss can be reversed with increased conservation and sustainable production, argues a new study.
A new report released by Friends of the Earth says that the 'big three' asset managers — BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street — have voted against corporate shareholder resolutions to report on or prevent deforestation a total of 16 times.
Change in the far north is happening so fast that soon the melting Arctic won’t be arctic any more.
Climate change is now driving mass migration, which will only worsen unless governments take global heating seriously.
There’s a growing refusal by some groups to acknowledge the ongoing global extinction crisis being driven by human actions, conservation scientists say.
24 of 26 ESG index funds covering both US and global stocks outperformed comparable conventional funds during the Covid-19 pandemic. Why was this the case?
Absolute temperatures are expected to rise more slowly in the tropics than in higher latitudes and polar regions, but the combination of heat and rising...
We must use the knowledge we already have to transform our agricultural and food systems, or face the prospect of a prolonged epoch of contagion, fear, and...
Faced with a grim economic outlook, how can Asean member states include the clean energy transition in their Covid-19 recovery plan?
After months of deliberation, Eco-Business has compiled a list of the most impactful sustainability executives in Asia Pacific—people who are changing their businesses and industries for the better. They are, the Eco-Business A-List…
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The Dayak Iban community of Sungai Utik has long fought to protect the forest and their place in it. After nearly half a century, they are now owners of over 10,000 hectares of customary land.
[EB SPECIAL REPORT] What does it take to transform a business into a good corporate citizen? Eco-Business spoke to some of Asia’s most influential sustainability executives to find out.
The car industry is among the world’s most polluting. Amid growing public pressure to cut emissions and with new solutions disrupting their business model, how can automakers prepare for the dramatic changes ahead and help tackle global warming?
Industries are requiring ever more water in an increasingly water-stressed world. What can businesses do to reduce their risks and reliance on the resource?
The pandemic has forced companies and governments to work harder to get back on track to meet their climate action targets, said sustainability veteran Aida Greenbury. In a discussion with James Yi, managing director of APCO Worldwide, she explains why circular bio-based economies and inclusive growth are the way of the future.
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Recycling efforts in the Philippines are shrinking amid the pandemic, even as the plastic waste challenge mounts. Is the country on the verge of a more devastating plastic waste crisis?
Amid a pandemic and belt-tightening times, smart food choices can bolster immunity; the key is to have a diverse diet and use your calories wisely by selecting micronutrient-filled foods.
From systems able to replenish depleted batteries at lightning speed to smart chargers that ‘talk’ to one another, exciting developments lie ahead on Singapore's road to sustainable mobility.
The debate on plastic pollution and single-use packaging rages on but more than finding alternatives to plastic, it is vital to address the lack of disposal facilities and stop plastic from leaking into the oceans.
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Tokyo-based Kishigami is the latest addition to Chronos's global specialist consultancy network.
Most resources are still flowing into unsustainable activities because of inertia, the way risk is assessed, and ‘debilitating’ uncertainty over what sustainable investment is, said UN assistant secretary-general for economic development Elliott Harris.
Pro-miners argue that deep-sea mining is essential to enable the energy transition. On the Eco-Business podcast, Sian Owen of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition argues why nature's last frontier should be protected, not exploited.
PACT Impact Report 2020
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore released its PACT (Plastic Action) Impact Report, detailing the achievements of PACT. It showcases statistics and responses of PACT member companies, their ideas to reduce plastics use, and the challenges faced within their industry. Local companies...
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