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The ‘negative emissions’ technology BECCS could help the world reach carbon neutrality, but a lack of biofuels and space is hampering progress in China.
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Although efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change have been informed by scientists and led by technocrats, their success will depend on ordinary citizens.
The risks that climate change poses to companies are now undeniable. Company directors are expected to factor these risks in their business activities and decisions, or may be personally responsible, a new legal opinion warns.
Investment group Green Century used a shareholder proposal strategy to request that JPMorgan Chase issue a public report, outlining how it could improve efforts to reduce negative impacts on biodiversity across its banking portfolios.
Businesses are eagerly responding to China’s carbon neutrality target—but the term is being misused.
Formerly owned by a British advertising firm, the sustainability consultancy is now in a position to grow faster and expand its scope of services, says global MD Esther Toth.
The solutions that Indigenous people and local communities have to the climate crisis need to be heard above business-friendly 'sustainable development' experts from the West, say campaigners.
The tropical forests maintain global climate and nurture the riches of nature. The rich world’s demands are destroying them.
A small minority of frequent flyers dominate air travel in almost all countries with high aviation emissions, according to a new report.
Nature and climate are facing crises, and business has a key role to play. The Science Based Targets Network enables companies and cities to play a vital role in creating an equitable, nature positive, net-zero future using science-based targets.
By taking the initiative to create a common language for all financial institutions in ASEAN, Singapore is asserting its ambition to become the green finance...
The full potential of the private sector needs to be unleashed to raise the capital needed to fight climate change. This can only be done if carbon is priced...
Special drawing rights could give indebted countries the flexibility to take climate action that benefits everyone.
[SPECIAL REPORT] A recent industry-friendly bill could undermine recent tobacco control efforts in the Philippines, and increase the risk of addiction among millions of youths.
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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?
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.
A new initiative offering free access to high spatial and temporal resolution satellite imagery is proving an important first step in the bid to strengthen forest monitoring systems.
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Cloud technology in Asia Pacific is projected to grow dramatically in the next few years, and plays a crucial role in modernising and empowering communities across the region. But it is not without challenges to ensure its benefits are broadly felt.
From Australian dairy farms to Indian crop insurers, the integration of geospatial data into a host of innovative solutions is helping global agriculture work smarter and more sustainably.
Can images from space help us achieve greener ways of growing food?
With changing weather patterns and temperatures, farmers at the frontlines of global food production are increasingly at risk. What are their biggest challenges, and are technological innovations enough to support them?
The Singapore-based organisation that aims to drive sustainability through the natural rubber value chain has appointed Bani Bains from WWF to run comms.
Vietnam's upcoming power development plan is set to scale up its trajectory towards clean energy. Experts say the plan's success will depend on energy planners' ability to integrate renewables into the power system.
Property developers are embedding sustainability in their supply chains in response to growing demand.
If the global healthcare sector was a country, it would be the fifth largest emitter in the world — not great for a sector that promises 'to do no harm'. But a growing movement is emerging to decarbonise healthcare.
Nature-based solutions in carbon offsetting
After a decade-long slumber, carbon offsetting is once again entering the mainstream. Driven by net-zero pledges from corporates, government commitments, and consumer demand, green projects that remove or avoid the emission of carbon into the atmosphere are seeing increased demand. Today, the...
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