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There’s hope for many people seeking better lives as generosity offers them a real welcome. But for climate migrants serious doubts persist.
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As one of the world's largest economies, China has a major role in enhancing global trade and fighting climate change. To do this, the country has to work on making its supply chains more environmentally and socially sustainable, writes WRI's Manish Bapna.
Dr Lee Hui Mien, vice-president and team lead for sustainable solutions at Singapore's Mandai Park Development, entered the field before 'sustainability' became a buzzword. In this interview, she says her role is ultimately about bringing people together.
While scientists say the project is well-meaning, they don’t believe it will cure the Cauvery River’s ills like climate change, pollution, overexploitation, river-interlinking, mining, and damming.
The detainment of 30 year-old Mongabay journalist Philip Jacobson on 21 January is the latest move by the Indonesian authorities to repress environmental activists and journalists, says human rights campaigners in the country.
Economies of India, Indonesia, Latin America are at risk in ‘nature crisis’, according to a report presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
More than a decade after the country first introduced a ban on single-use plastic, China has announced a wide range of measures to put an end to the environmental blight that has tainted much of its land and rivers. How effective will it be?
For the fourth year, WEF officials said the four-day meeting would be climate-neutral through various initiatives such as offsetting 100 per cent of emissions, including air travel.
Greenpeace says demand for soybeans that are used to make poultry feed is helping to drive destruction of South American forests.
Climate skepticism exists in other Western democracies, primarily among right-wing populists, but American Republicans are still found to be the least likely to see climate change as a major threat. Why?
Commitments to go 'palm-oil free' may seem positive, but switching to less efficient vegetable oils may drive greater deforestation and biodiversity loss.
Forests have changed dramatically since 2010, and so have global policies, technology and environmental leadership governing them. In this new blog from World...
Given the technology, knowledge, and resources now available, the gap between current progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals and what is achievable...
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?
From banks to builders, more companies are going carbon neutral. Carbon offsetting is not without controversy, but in cases where sustainability can only be approached and not achieved, it may be the appropriate way to balance out emissions.
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A Japanese printing and packaging manufacturer is trialing a reusable container scheme in Singapore. It costs nothing for the user, offers cut-priced meals and reduces single-use plastic waste. But it is not working. Why?
An alliance between an environmental group and an agribusiness company aims to reduce encroachment by smallholder coffee farmers in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, one of Sumatra’s last stands of lowland forest.
A single 200-room four-star hotel can use nearly 300,000 pieces of single-use plastic in a month, underscoring the hospitality industry’s challenge as it gears up anti-plastic efforts.
With Asia slated to account for more than half of the world’s surface freight demand by 2050, governments, companies and organisations are increasingly looking for ways to make road freight fleets and supply chain transportation sustainable.
Dr Lee Hui Mien, vice-president and team lead for sustainable solutions at Singapore's Mandai Park Development, entered the field before 'sustainability' became a buzzword. In this interview, she says her role is ultimately about bringing people together.
Often touted as the missing piece in the renewables puzzle, green hydrogen is enjoying unprecedented political and business momentum, and experts say it will take off faster than previously thought.
The current food system, with its reliance on a handful of crops, is inadequate and unsustainable in the face of climate change and population growth. 'Future-fit' crops are key to solving malnutrition and feeding a larger population.
An alliance between an environmental group and an agribusiness company aims to reduce encroachment by smallholder coffee farmers in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, one of Sumatra’s last stands of lowland forest.
Surfacing Innovative Solutions for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution
Over 8 billion kilograms of plastic enter the world's oceans every year. Marine plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the world today. Asia, in particular, has been detrimental to the oceans, with 5 Asian countries - China, Indonesia, the Philippines,...
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