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In a survey by online marketplace Carousell, 92 per cent of respondents from the Philippines said they bought secondhand items, but because of affordability. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked highest for choosing pre-loved items because they're more sustainable.
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Giving wild apes digital wallets linked to their identities would mean that they will be able to 'spend money' on their own protection. This could increase their chances of survival.
Environmental activists have lambasted a plan by the Indonesian government to use bricks made from coal ash as building blocks for coral transplant projects..
The world’s third largest emitter of the potent greenhouse gas, India is hesitant to join global phasedown efforts.
An analysis of land conflicts involving palm oil companies in Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer of the commodity, shows the country lacks effective mechanisms for addressing these problems.
The organisers of the Singapore Climate Rally movement want advocacy to go beyond caring about the planet. Overlapping issues of justice, such as the welfare of migrant workers and other marginalised communities, are at the heart of this year’s rally.
China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by around 0.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared to a year earlier, new analysis for Carbon Brief shows.
New research identifies how rising localised temperatures driven by deforestation and global warming are increasing heat-related deaths and creating unsafe working conditions in Indonesia.
Births of 64 million children under-five in Asia Pacific remain unregistered.
In the context of climate change, initiatives towards reducing methane emissions have often been side-lined, so why is it that methane is now taking the centre stage?
A disturbing case of workplace bullying in the Singapore office of one of the world's largest NGOs exposed the vulnerability of NGO organisations to abuse. In...
Despite the laudable motives behind the design of sustainability-linked finance, there remain two unresolved dilemmas – the omission of the “additionality...
One-size-fits-all policies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions will not work. Unless developed countries recognise the challenges confronting developing and...
Realising it’s now or never, the global gas industry is making a determined push to develop infrastructure across Asia as climate targets tighten and renewables become more competitive.
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Electric vehicles promise to help slash greenhouse gas emissions and tackle air pollution choking Southeast Asia's cities. But, under the industry's bonnet are sustainability issues that dent its green credentials.
Recent outcry over deforestation in the city-state has started a conversation about where forests fit in the future of a metropolis that aims to be a ‘city in nature’.
A bill that financially incentivises businesses to make positive social change is close to becoming law in the Philippines. But some worry the legislation offers excessive incentives and could allow industries like tobacco to use donations to exert influence over government officials.
Over 350,000 renewable energy jobs in the Philippines could be created by 2030. With the coal moratorium expected to add more clean energy capacity to the mix, could displaced power plant workers be among those to switch to green jobs?
Eco-Business talks to Canopy Sands MD Khong Weng Fook about the measures being taken to manage the impact of Ream City, a 834-hectare development in the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville.
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Government and industry should consider a “blend of solutions” and welcome innovation to ensure Earth's survival, said sustainability leaders at Ecosperity Week 2021.
Experts warn that addressing climate change will bring with it political instability, rising protectionist policies and inflation in poorer nations placing pressure on the resolve of governments to see the energy transition through.
Finance and accounting functions may be an unlikely ally in an environmental fight, but a growing body of investors argues that unless companies make clear the potential impact on their earnings, investment in carbon-intensive activities will continue.
Adopting cloud-first policies, enabling corporate renewable energy investment, and greater public-private collaboration are needed for the path to net-zero carbon.
Businesses routinely report their carbon emissions in three categories. There is now growing interest in the potential of a fourth 'scope'. However, experts are wary that companies are using problematic methods to account for these so-called 'avoided emissions'.
Health experts say Omicron's appearance underscores the need to share vaccines more fairly.
This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
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The Benefits of Aquatic Animal Welfare for Sustainability is a report primarily addressed to public policy and other relevant stakeholders in the sustainability sector. It is our objective to show that animal welfare considerations are inextricably linked to ethical, environmental and social...
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