Cosmetics firms can look at reducing palm oil use, while wineries can cut chemicals to help animal pollinators. Companies should examine ways to make production chains more friendly to biodiversity, said eminent scientist Sandra Diaz.
Dr Lee Hui Mien, vice-president and team lead for sustainable solutions at Singapore's Mandai Park Development, entered the field before 'sustainability' became a buzzword. In this interview, she says her role is ultimately about bringing people together.
More than a decade after the country first introduced a ban on single-use plastic, China has announced a wide range of measures to put an end to the environmental blight that has tainted much of its land and rivers. How effective will it be?
Can consumers do their part to curb climate change while observing traditions and ushering in good fortune this Lunar New Year? Businesses and environmental activists offer tips on how to achieve both aims.
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The narrative of the year will be if 2020 will be a turning point for the better or for the worse, says World Resources Institute president Andrew Steer. What stories should be watching out for?
Autonomous cars, left to their own devices, will likely do more harm than good, says a researcher in sustainable transportation. Studies have found that mass use of self-driving cars could lead to an increase in carbon emissions by 200 per cent.
Produced and directed by Eco-Business managing editor Jessica Cheam and video journalist Fraser Morton, who journeyed to Norway earlier this year, the documentary has played to thousands of visitors at Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience museum since its premiere on 4 October.
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Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
After more than two decades of rapid urbanization, Chinese cities now face severe sustainability challenges in terms of balancing economic viability, social justice, and environmental protection goals. While various types ...