Studies have shown that higher CO2 levels in the atmosphere could make our food less nutritious, causing zinc deficiency among 175 million more people. What does this mean for Asia, home to some of the most food insecure people in the world?
Known as the "father of environmental justice," American professor of urban planning and environmental policy Robert Bullard explains why talking about environmental injustice and climate change as two different challenges is a problem.
The story of our food is much more than a combination of nutritional values, costs, and tastes; it is also a tale of globalization, poverty, and exploitation. If we consider how little has been done to protect the world’s agricultural workforce, what we eat should make us feel sick.
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?
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As Japanese financial institutions begin inching away from coal funding and citizens protest one of the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels, will the prime minister of the world’s fifth biggest emitter heed the warning of the recent IPCC report? 350.org’s Shin Furuno explains why it’s more critical than ever to hold the country’s leader to account.
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.
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.
Over the past 11 years, signatories to the Singapore Packaging Agreement have averted about 46,000 tonnes of packaging waste, enough to fill about 88 Olympic-size pools. Eco-Business looks at how winners of the SPA Awards 2018 have cut their packaging waste.
[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?