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Large-scale solar energy uptake is growing in Vietnam, but barriers persist to a thriving market for corporate renewable energy. How can Vietnam move faster to fulfill its clean energy ambitions?
If the aspirations of Earth Day are to be realised, the environmental movement has to shift focus towards achieving sustainable food and energy systems in order to tackle the root causes of the world's biggest challenges, writes World Resource's Institute's Craig Hanson.
The International Finance Corporation's Green Equity Strategy is seen as a good start toward ending the lender’s coal exposure, but a new study finds what it says are loopholes that could render the strategy ineffective.
However H&M is the first major fashion chain to list supplier details for each individual garment.
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?
By providing daily information, users can help create smarter policy on food security, deforestation and other issues, officials say.
How will the second Belt and Road Forum address the global infrastructure initiative’s environmental impact?
Earth Day is an annual wake up call to save our planet. Eco-Business highlights 7 ways to stimulate the senses while going easy on the planet.
Key findings from Carbon Brief's global climate data report show that this year is likely to be the second or third warmest year on record for all of the surface temperature series.
Although the world's largest asset management firm has seen an increase in sustainable investment funds in the past year, sustainability has yet to be mainstreamed into its core business practices, say experts from the World Resources Institute.
Even the majority of wood products with longer lifespans, such as native timber, end up in landfill, say experts from the Australian University who address...
The global financial institution has advocated for reforms that favour agribusiness and ignore peasants and indigenous peoples whose livelihoods depend on...
According to research from the Institute of Sustainable Futures, demand for metals for electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies could bust reserves...
In an industry dominated by men, what can a palm oil company do to ensure gender equality?
The Internet of Things has the potential to make Asia’s bustling cities safer, cleaner, and greener. But to build truly smart cities, more data must be freed and shared, says Michael Ding of Envision.
The once abundant peat forests of Indonesia's Kampar peninsula have been deforested to half its size over the last two decades. Is there hope in saving the country's largest remaining forest reserve? 
A paddleboard and windsurfer manufacturer is on a mission to reclaim its emissions by adopting circular economy principles and reforesting a nature reserve in Myanmar.
Take a hard look at your supply chains, accept its realities, and then work tirelessly to put an end to forced and child labour, said experts at a recent event on human rights.
With Singapore set to introduce mandatory reporting requirements in 2020 in a bid to raise awareness of packaging waste, companies tell Eco-Business how they are preparing for the mandate, and what they are doing to limit their packaging waste.
Energy efficiency and responsible investment go hand-in-hand to lighten a city's environmental footprint and slow climate change. But consumers must bridge the gap between design and implementation, said experts at a recent forum in Singapore.
China’s pioneering practices in the green bond market has made it a leader in the field and holds lessons for other countries, says expert Sean Kidney at this year’s Macao International Environment Co-operation Forum & Exhibition.
[The EB Podcast] In the fourth episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore the potential for low-carbon cooling as Southeast Asia gets richer and hotter.
CDP Indonesia Forest Report 2018: From risk to reward - Accelerating corporate action in the palm oil sector
CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure system, has released its first report examining the state of play in the Indonesian palm oil sector. The report analyses the disclosures of 64 companies that produced, sourced and/or used Indonesian palm oil in 2017. We use this data as a...
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