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.
Daniel K. Gardner
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?
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?
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 Peter Kiernan, lead energy analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, to unpack a new landmark report from the International Energy Agency, which proposes an immediate ban on fossil fuels extraction to curb global warming.
The World Economic Forum – best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos since 1971 – has been a dynamic platform bringing together the best in business, politics and society to shape global industry agendas. How is WEF helping to shape China’s economic goals alongside its environmental and societal priorities?
Forget Lady Gaga and K-pop. It’s time to celebrate those working feverishly to avert climate doom, says Aaron Olivera, the man behind a proposed research ship that will gather more than a hundred scientists to study climate solutions.
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...
Are "green finance" and climate change gaining traction in the Asian financial sector? We reviewed the practices of 88 leading financial institutions across Asia-Pacific to find out. We discovered growing …