Despite data being critical to enabling society to improve the air it breathes, most nations around the world do not measure pollution levels, while some choose not to make information publicly available.
Past winner of sustainability innovation competition The Liveability Challenge says the pandemic has shown that too much money and brainpower has been invested in traditional technologies, and not enough in tech to safeguard food security.
Sanghun Lee –
In April, South Korea was lauded as “the first East Asian country to pledge net zero emissions by 2050” – but it didn’t. The concept and content of the “Green New Deal” is still being debated.
Tan Boon Gin and Michael Tang –
The Covid-19 pandemic has made timely disclosures more important than ever but longer-term strategic matters must continue to be given due regard. SGX RegCo, Singapore's stock exchange, shares the most important social aspects that should be included in sustainability reporting.
Covid-19 has disrupted the global economy and upended life as we know it. In these unprecedented times, competent leadership has never been more critical, and this requires a deep understanding of sustainability issues.
One of the immediate impacts of the coronavirus crisis was a fall in global energy use. While demand will likely rebound to previous levels, the overall energy mix is changing. Renewables are playing a bigger role as traditional sources such as coal become increasingly uneconomic. This trend was already in place when the pandemic hit, but is now proceeding at an accelerating pace.
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
Jacobs and Yarra Valley Water have partnered to deliver a thought leadership paper which asks 'what if' the growth of Australia's hydrogen industry could be supported by co-located hydrogen production …
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than 80 mayors in …
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …
Together with Danfoss and the Danish Embassy, Eco-Business conducted a forum where some 180 participants discussed ways of making cities climate-smart. The forum included a panel discussion on Singapore’s approach …