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EB Studio A stable supply of renewable energy is key to sustainable digitalisation efforts. Governments should remove regulatory hurdles, incentivise corporate renewable energy investment and support digital technologies to accelerate sustainability innovation, said experts at the AWS Sustainability Summit 2022.
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Koh joins after almost five years heading the communications team at Schneider Electric in East Asia and Japan.
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New guidance from China’s top court allows for leniency in certain wildlife crimes and may hamper law enforcement.
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Corporate Social Responsibility Opinion

Censuses that exclude the queer community alienate a large part of the population

Policy & Finance

Counting queers

Any population survey that does not include the LGBTQ+ community will not accurately represent its citizenry.
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You can ‘nudge’ someone to take up new activities, but unless they truly believe in its value, they won’t keep it up, says associate professor and behavioural economist Grace Lee.
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What does workplace inclusion mean to companies in Asia? Genuine inclusion means more than single issues like gender, race or age — it means acknowledging differences in perspectives, backgrounds and experiences, writes Pat Dwyer.
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Amid the increased prominence of sustainability in policymaking and legislation, there is a huge opportunity for chief finance officers, or CFOs, to take the lead in corporate accountability.
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Corporate Social Responsibility Videos

Women in STEM
Women play a key role in developing innovations to push for sustainability, but barriers remain to their entry into STEM careers. To celebrate International Day of Women & Girls in Science, EB Impact speaks to three women in science on making an impact and pursuing careers in STEM.
Simon Lord and Pamela Mar on Sustainability One on One
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
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EB Studio Smallholder fish farmers in rural Kalimantan are turning towards sustainability, with some assistance from an agribusiness company.
Daughter Riri Damayanti (left) and her father Syamsul Bahri (right) are colleagues at a palm oil company in South Sumatra.
EB Studio What has been the effect of this agribusiness company's dual-income policy on the households of its Indonesian workers?
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Corporate Social Responsibility Podcasts

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GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
Greenwashing has become a growing problem
Greenwashing has become a big problem for consumers, investors and regulators as brands spend millions on marketing their sustainability credentials. Eco-Business asked expert communicators Janissa Ng and James Lorenz why greenwashing is so dangerous, and what can be done to stop spin in sustainability communications.
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EB Studio As a landmark treaty is thrashed out to tackle plastic pollution, the Eco-Business Podcast debates whether the world is ready to pay a premium for packaging that doesn't damage the planet.
Taboo subjects
Civic groups charge that an anti-foreign interference bill will muzzle civil society. How can activists safely advocate for human rights? Eco-Business asked Vanessa Ho from Project X and Fair Finance Asia's Bernadette Victorio.
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