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Unlike in North America and some parts of Europe, no major coronavirus outbreaks have been reported so far in Asia’s meat and seafood industry. Some companies believe early preventive measures played a role.
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ESG investing is driven by irreversible forces. Governments can slow it down or accelerate it, but they cannot stop it.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore have found a way to harvest energy in the presence of shadows, paving the way for clean energy to be produced in indoor environments.
China is forging ahead to dismantle its fossil fuel dependence and build its renewables and circular economy.
A law intended to target illegal logging by companies is instead being used against indigenous groups, say rights campaigners.
Renewable energy is making rapid inroads into the market, but fossil fuels still wield enormous global influence.
The earlier mega rice project left behind an abandoned wasteland of drained and degraded peat that has since burned during the annual dry season, spewing out a choking haze and large volumes of carbon emissions.
The key economic and legislative items to look out for as China's top legislators meet for the annual gathering, postponed by Covid-19.
The Philippine central bank has started requiring local financial institutions to report on their energy investments, but more will be needed for Filipino banks to exit from coal, the largest single source of man-made carbon emissions.
Many developing countries have long maintained fuel subsidies because they are politically impossible to abandon, owing to the sticker shock that the public encounters at the pump as soon as prices are floated. But now that oil prices have reached historic lows, this problem has all but disappeared.
As countries scramble to procure personal protective equipment, another quickly accelerating problem sits on the back end: the disturbingly massive amount of...
There are several environmental silver linings due to the global pandemic, with green lessons that we can learn from this alternate reality. What is the future...
The tobacco industry has so many environmental violations—on top of its health impacts—that it’s the worst kind greenwashing.
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?
As countries lift restrictions, facilities managers must not drop their guard in the pandemic fight. Can a long-lasting disinfectant spray make their task easier?
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It shouldn't take a pandemic for us to reduce our carbon emission levels. SP Group has launched a new carbon footprint calculator that helps everyone be more aware of their personal carbon footprint and what we can all do about it.
Shrinking climate impacts is easier said than done. But corporates need not despair: the Ricoh Eco Action Day Panel 2020 will delve into the tools, policies and practices that can help firms along their journey towards decarbonisation.
Consumers are asking for more than just milk and sugar in their daily brew, but finding out where your coffee comes from and ensuring sustainability across fragmented supply chains are a major challenge for the industry.
Rice is the most polluting grain, but demand for the staple food is growing. A project called the Sustainable Rice Platform started in 2015 and has grown to 500,000 farmers across 21 countries today. It’s only just getting started.
Henry Woodward-Fisher's job is to launch meatless meat firm Impossible Foods into new markets. Here's how he spends his day.
Unlike in North America and some parts of Europe, no major coronavirus outbreaks have been reported so far in Asia’s meat and seafood industry. Some companies believe early preventive measures played a role.
Solar modules could be integrated into Singapore urban landscape just like trees, and comprise almost half of the country's electricity demand by mid-century, a study has found.
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.
One Planet Approaches: A guide for companies to set science-based targets
In 2016, WWF Netherlands, Metabolic, WWF Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment reviewed over sixty approaches, methodologies, tools, programs and action plans relating to human impacts on planetary limits.The 2016 One Planet Approaches report presented insights from this...
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