Singapore uses greenery to keep cool, calm and clean. But many of its green areas are ecologically sparse by design. Is the hyper-urbanised city-state nature-loving enough to grow into a city in nature?
The storm that smashed into the southeastern United States last week was another reminder that the window to counter the effects of climate change is closing. With extreme weather becoming more frequent, will US and international leaders be held accountable for their failure to cut carbon emissions?
Despite leading the global clean energy revolution, China is still the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. As the country expands its economic influence abroad, what other contradictions stand in the way of its climate path?
Although the number of children enrolled in primary school in Africa increased from 60 million in 2000 to some 250 million today, school quality remains uneven. The challenge now is to ensure that all children, including those who are in school – at all grade levels – are learning what they need to thrive.
From carbon-based cryptocurrencies to reward programmes for green projects, blockchain is helping tackle issues of transparency, accountability and traceability. What are the most innovative uses of blockchain, and is it actually working?
Digital tools can help companies to better keep track of their sustainability footprint, goals, initiatives and progress, with even the United Nations calling digitalisation key to achieving the Sustainability Development Goals. Here’s a look at how US-based Gensuite is using technology to help businesses.
People often say they will pay a premium for sustainable products. But there’s a difference between what people say in a survey and what they actually do in a store. Are Asian consumers ready to pay more for green goods?
If Asia’s sprawling built environment is going to thrive in a future shaped by climate change, technology will have to help. Here are some of the coolest tech innovations Eco-Business saw during Singapore Green Building Week.
Companies in Asia are coming up with innovative business solutions to solve the world’s myriad of challenges. But they cannot do it alone. Asia’s billions of consumers need to show that they’ll pay for sustainability.
The recent edition of the Singapore International Water Week was a high-water mark for a conference celebrating its tenth anniversary, with more than 24,000 people in attendance and nearly $23 billion worth of deals and opportunities unveiled.
[The EB Podcast] In this concluding episode of the Let’s Write the Future series, we explore how the rise of renewable energy, the electrification of transport and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are changing our lives, cities, and the world.
Technology evolution is widely regarded as the key to managing challenges such as climate change and inequality; but there's also the risk that the changes arising from this won't make society better. How do we get innovation right?
[The EB Podcast] What are the hardware, software, and financing challenges the world needs to navigate before the enticing vision of the Fourth Industrial Revolution becomes a reality? And what are the risks to avoid along the way?