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Every answer has a cost. Every choice exacts a penalty. A new book reminds readers there are no easy answers to the climate crisis.
The regional bloc must cut production of single-use plastics and immediately ban all imports of plastic waste, Greenpeace said.
Wildlife thrives in one of Sumatra’s largest intact peatland forests, and an unlikely coalition of NGOs and businesses is ensuring it remains that way.
The waste sector in the Philippines has contributed 7 per cent to the country’s total carbon emissions in 2012, making the shift to a minimal-waste consumption model a key part of the country’s emissions reduction goal.
City planners should spend more money improving smaller streets and reclaiming them from cars, says a new report.
While support for coal mining has fallen, other subsidies for coal-fired power have risen substantially, researchers said.
Drawing inspiration from Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, about 1,200 young people and community volunteers planted more than 2,500 trees nationwide on June 22-23.
Despite the rise of renewable energy as a cost-effective alternative, Pakistan remains wedded to coal power for reasons that have little to do with economics.
Extending ban to small fishers in Bay of Bengal highlights environmental justice crisis.
Companies in the Philippines that report on sustainability for mere compliance are missing out on a real opportunity to drive profits and create meaningful societal change, write The Purpose Business's Pat Dwyer and Carissa Pobre.
At a certain point, renewables will be so cheap, effective, and reliable that fossil fuels will no longer make logistical or economic sense. But, while that...
A world with less population growth offers greater chances of addressing the challenges humanity faces—and investment in women can get us there.
As wilder weather drives more people from their homes, the world needs emissions cuts, better resilience and to protect the rights of those on the move.
It is a public health crisis that kills almost 5 million people in Asia every year. So why isn't air pollution a bigger story? And why aren’t journalists in Asia reporting on how to solve the problem?
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?
The average Singaporean uses an unconscionable 13 plastic bags a day. With its only landfill site fast filling up, what are consumers and businesses doing to defuse Singapore’s plastic waste time bomb?
The collapse of Rana Plaza in 2013 claimed over 1,000 lives and was a wake up call for fashion houses, NGOs and consumers to fix an industry rife with abuses. Five years on, how much have companies—and consumers—changed their ways? Eco-Business finds out.
Papua Diving plans to be the first resort in the divers' paradise of Raja Ampat to be 100 per cent powered by renewable energy, and wants to be a role model for local communities to protect the world’s most biodiverse coral reefs.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions. 
With data theft and other forms of cyber-crime making regular headlines globally, organisations can’t afford to ignore how they safeguard their digital systems. But cybersecurity remains an overlooked issue in one incredibly fundamental area: sustainable buildings.
The neighbourhood rag-and-bone man, known as karung guni, collects more waste than the blue recycling bins dotted around Singapore. Are they the secret weapon to dealing with the city-state’s huge waste problem?
Big businesses are turning to nimble-footed start-ups to stay ahead of the competition and expand. Could this partnership help to green the business sector?
In the next few years, companies in Singapore will have to take responsibility for the packaging and electronic waste they produce. But what will this mean for businesses in a city that incinerates most of its waste and is low on recycling infrastructure?
What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
To win its war on waste, Singapore needs to invest in a network of machines and plants across the island to better manage discarded food, plastics and electronics, say experts.
Palm oil smallholders play an increasing role in deforestation and peat degradation. To make sustainable palm oil a reality, an industry is searching for ways to steer these farmers towards more responsible practices.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions. 
RSPO's new standards ban deforestation and growing on peat. But what are the challenges of putting the new rules into practice, and how will they be effectively enforced? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to industry experts from RSPO, WWF and Wilmar International.
New Vigeo Eiris report l Protection of biodiversity: Companies need to take action as scores remain quite limited
On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Vigeo Eiris publishes the list of its 18 Top Performing companies on the criteria "Commitment to prevent risks of endangering biodiversity"
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