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The Malaysian oil and gas giant has declared it will be carbon neutral by 2050.
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The 'Green Collar' portal, which posts jobs from renewable energy to farming and climate change, is billed as the first such initiative in Southeast Asia.
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
A new study has found that shark fins being sold in Hong Kong, Vancouver, San Francisco and northern Brazil originated mostly from shark species in coastal waters, rather than the open ocean.
Philippine energy secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country will no longer accept applications for new coal power plants. What does this mean for the Southeast Asian nation estimated to have the biggest coal appetite in the region?
Such corporate commitments are not uncommon, but the P&G vote signals a shift in shareholder awareness of the long-term implications of a supply chain that’s potentially destructive to forests.
Authorities in the Indonesian province of Aceh are planning 12 road-building projects through 2022, some of which will cut through the habitat of critically endangered Sumatran rhinos.
As more evidence emerges of earthquake threats posed by the controversial extraction method, experts are calling on frackers to address them. But with the earth's subsurface often poorly mapped, can firms ever rule out such risks?
With research showing the impact of infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia, experts call for the protection of ecosystems to be taken into account during BRI planning.
Transparency and public participation are paramount in mitigating the environmental and social risks of large-scale infrastructure projects. But the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is not heeding the message.
The global shipping industry's annual greenhouse gas emissions total more than one billion tons, making it a critical front in the fight against climate change.
Globally, people are already losing their homes and livelihoods to deadly fires, floods, storms, and other disasters. With scientists now expecting the Arctic...
Covid-19 has underscored the need for comprehensive social protection, with about half of Asia-Pacific's population still lacking it. As nations build back...
How can businesses and society decarbonise while building better cloud solutions? We explore the viable solutions available to help data centre operators fight the rising tide of environmental challenges.
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Some corporate sustainability teams have dwindled in recent months as businesses put survival ahead of green ambitions. Others have grown in status, as companies join the dots between environmental and social wellbeing and business resilience. Eco-Business explores how Covid-19 changed the role of the sustainability officer.
As renewables success stories keep emerging from Southeast Asia, countries in the world's most climate-vulnerable region have little excuse for not having a working clean energy market design in place. There are plenty of neighbours to learn from.
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…
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.
Covid-19 has reminded humanity of the critical importance of a strong and functioning food system. With a quarter of a billion people facing acute hunger by the end of the year, bold collective action cannot wait.
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FairPrice Group will explore ways to reduce packaging waste while ensuring product safety and quality, says its group chief executive.
It announced a big commitment to source clean energy at the height of the pandemic. How else is global nutrition, health and sustainable living company DSM ensuring this moment for change is not lost?
Singapore food science firm NamZ sent a team to Ghana to ensure it was sourcing the Bambara groundnut responsibly and sustainably. It has exciting plans for the future-fit crop.
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.
The 'Green Collar' portal, which posts jobs from renewable energy to farming and climate change, is billed as the first such initiative in Southeast Asia.
The former World Bank economist joins DB from infrastructure investment firm Infra-Tech Capital.
The loan, from Rabobank and Dutch development bank FMO, will enable global agricultural supply chain player Agrocorp to train farmers and improve environmental and social standards.
Humanity and the planet are suffering from a serious case of food poisoning. Eco-Business spoke to Brent Loken, WWF's global lead food scientist, about how changes to our diet can help fix our broken food system, and restore our health and the planet's strained ecosystems.
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