In the sixth edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, one of the world's largest gatherings on clean energy and sustainable development, a country long steeped in oil-driven excesses leads a sustainable path for the region.
Plastic producers and users including Shell, ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell, Chevron and P&G are investing US$1.5 billion over the next five years to fight plastic waste, with a focus on Southeast Asia. The alliance claims this is the most comprehensive effort yet to end plastic waste.
Cheap meals at hawker centres have become a vital part of Singapore's food security, but a government move to privatise the management of these popular food joints does not benefit hawkers, critics say.
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China has one of the world's largest fleets of low-carbon emission buses. ADB's Susan Lim shares experiences on how this technology was put in place so that other Asian cities can do the same.
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After China banned waste imports, Malaysia has taken up the slack with worrying consequences, a Greenpeace investigation has found. Much of Malaysia's imported trash—most of which comes from the US, UK and Japan—is not recycled, but dumped or burned.
Mishandled baby sea turtles, a university's plastic straw ban, and tips on how to save a world-famous beach—these were some of the most popular stories from Eco-Business this year. Why did they make such an impact with our readers?
[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?