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Funding for climate adaptation projects to help vulnerable communities cope with climate change impacts was inflated by 42 per cent, translating to $20 billion over 5 years, a report by CARE International has revealed.
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Europe’s share of renewables in its electricity mix is twice the global average, making the continent a critical hotbed of innovation to better integrate more variable renewables into power grids.
Japanese firms made up five out of 17 companies from the Asia Pacific that made it to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Index of the world's most sustainable corporations. Tokyo-based drugmaker Eisai, in 16th place, was the top Asian firm.
While the study suggests that eBay isn’t doing enough to deter and stop the illegal online trade of ivory, eBay and its NGO partners say they are jointly committed to combating these illicit activities.
The current protests by Indian farmers against the passage of three laws have deep roots in income insecurity, which is driven by changing rainfall patterns and incentives that promote the overuse of water.
It is the first Singapore real estate company to set a carbon neutral target for 2050.
Carbon Brief breaks down the trade deal between the UK and the EU: what some call the best climate free trade agreement to date—a potential 'game-changer' for Paris Agreement targets.
If the British government agrees to reformed trade rules, that could help the crucial climate talks it will chair in November.
Indigenous people have long been marginalised worldwide. To boost their livelihoods and save Borneo's remaining forests, an indigenous-led organisation in Malaysia has been providing communities with green power for nearly two decades.
The climate crisis demands that the European Union turn its world-leading climate agenda into foreign policy. By deploying the financial, market, and diplomatic tools, Europe can lead the rest of the world towards a sustainable future.
There is only so much carbon dioxide that can be removed from the atmosphere sustainably. For companies making bold climate pledges, prevention is better than...
A trend of journalists being asked to share their stories before publication is a sign that newsmakers do not understand how journalism works, and think they...
Collective action against sexual harassment did not emerge with the #MeToo campaign. In several countries, particularly in the Global South, that campaign has...
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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Eco-Business reveals the most impactful sustainability executives in Asia Pacific this year—people who have changed businesses and industries for the better, during a pandemic. Who are they and what have they achieved?
Eco-Business’ list of emerging talents on the region’s sustainability scene revealed
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.
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.
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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Take a closer look at the job descriptions of corporate bosses, and know what motivates them, says Stephen Langton of management consulting firm Russell Reynolds Associates.
Indonesia's largest palm oil exporter has just launched a new sustainability policy. Musim Mas's director of sustainable supply chains Olivier Tichit tells Eco-Business about the challenges of bringing the policy to life, and what needs to be done to weed deforestation out of the industry.
Recycling is key to tackling Singapore's waste problem, and everybody — including kids— can do their part for a better future.
With its new microgrid research programme in the city-state, the utility firm wants to pilot projects that will help shape the carbon-neutral cities, industries, and energy systems of the future.
Japanese firms made up five out of 17 companies from the Asia Pacific that made it to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Index of the world's most sustainable corporations. Tokyo-based drugmaker Eisai, in 16th place, was the top Asian firm.
Ben Peacock launched his ad agency Republic of Everyone after surviving cancer. He tells Eco-Business why there's no better time than now to do what's important, and how to convince clients that doing good is not free.
Under pressure to reinvent fashion's ‘take-make-dispose’ business model, brands and retailers must get their supply chain partners involved. How can manufacturers accelerate the shift towards a circular economy?
2020 was a bad year plastic recycling and ocean pollution. Eco-Business asked Circulate Capital CEO Rob Kaplan how the circular economy can be rebuilt in Asia this year.
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