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Failure to regulate the jade industry is transforming a landscape and exposing miners to deadly landslides.
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Microplastic fibres have been found in the snows of Everest. Pollution levels have literally reached new heights.
Recycling is key to tackling Singapore's waste problem, and everybody — including kids— can do their part for a better future.
With its new microgrid research programme in the city-state, the utility firm wants to pilot projects that will help shape the carbon-neutral cities, industries, and energy systems of the future.
Drafting of the 14th Five Year Plan for development is at a crucial stage. What climate and energy targets are worth watching?
A model simulating a device touted to clear plastic from the 'Great Pacific garbage patch' shows that it would collect much less than 1 per cent of the ocean’s plastic pollution by 2150.
Until the Hong Kong-based insurance company ditches coal, its logo will be a ‘stain’ on the shirts of Tottenham Hotspur, states a new report by coal divestment activists.
Plans by corporate power and government investors risk corporate good intentions and national vows for forest survival.
A ‘remarkable departure’ from long-term rises in energy-related emissions is being undermined by government responses to the pandemic, a new assessment has found.
There's been a lot of focus on getting households to sort their waste, but what happens after it's been collected?
The Covid-19 pandemic offers developing countries the chance to reinvent and reboot their economies, and shake off the disabling legacy of foreign aid...
Although 2020 will not mark the end of deforestation for palm oil, not all hope is lost. Most supply chain actors are undertaking genuine efforts, but until...
Value-based intermediation is a promising concept capable of converting swaths of an unengaged Islamic world to sustainable financial practices. Its regulatory...
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.
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Some corporate sustainability teams have dwindled in recent months as businesses put survival ahead of green ambitions. Others have grown in status, as companies join the dots between environmental and social wellbeing and business resilience. Eco-Business explores how Covid-19 changed the role of the sustainability officer.
As renewables success stories keep emerging from Southeast Asia, countries in the world's most climate-vulnerable region have little excuse for not having a working clean energy market design in place. There are plenty of neighbours to learn from.
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…
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.
The first energy company in Asia to set a net zero goal is among major oil and gas firms expanding investments in cleaner and renewable energy. So what are its plans to bring about a greener future?
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Covid-19 has reminded humanity of the critical importance of a strong and functioning food system. With a quarter of a billion people facing acute hunger by the end of the year, bold collective action cannot wait.
FairPrice Group will explore ways to reduce packaging waste while ensuring product safety and quality, says its group chief executive.
It announced a big commitment to source clean energy at the height of the pandemic. How else is global nutrition, health and sustainable living company DSM ensuring this moment for change is not lost?
Singapore food science firm NamZ sent a team to Ghana to ensure it was sourcing the Bambara groundnut responsibly and sustainably. It has exciting plans for the future-fit crop.
Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines could be rolled out early next year. We asked experts to explain the key differences, and which could be the first to reach low-income countries.
Cragg is leading a new unit that aims to ‘build better businesses’. She says her agency has no interest in helping companies to greenwash.
Alongside a movement towards plant-based diets, reducing the environmental impact of animal farming is critical to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
The business case for a UN treaty on plastic pollution
Plastic is a material with exceptional properties. Along with being versatile, inexpensive and durable, it brings significant benefits to society--from enabling the effective transport of goods to reducing food waste to protecting human health during critical crises, such as the COVID-19...
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