Thirteen years ago, an oil tanker hired by Petron Corporation sank off the coast of Guimaras, an island province in the Philippines, spilling more than 2.1 million litres of bunker fuel. How has the island recovered from this disaster?
Less than a year ago, Wilmar made an industry-first promise to cut deforestation out of its entire supply chain. In this interview with Eco-Business, the Singapore-listed company's chief sustainability officer Jeremy Goon talks about the challenges of implementing the most challenging sustainability pledge in its history.
A new study reveals the paper giant’s trail of disputes across Indonesia. But even as the controversial firm claims to address the social harm caused, it keeps experts in the dark about whether community rights are genuinely respected.
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The circular economy promises many benefits, not least reducing the carbon footprint of various major industries such as food, energy, waste and water. However, it is no silver bullet for sustainability, writes WRI's Kevin Moss.
The future Bugesera International Airport could be Africa's first net-zero emission airport. Not many know that it arose from a challenge to a Rwandan minister to “make it green”. Sustainability advocates must be bold, but also willing to engage stakeholders.
Companies in the Philippines that report on sustainability for mere compliance are missing out on a real opportunity to drive profits and create meaningful societal change, write The Purpose Business's Pat Dwyer and Carissa Pobre.
China is often portrayed as an environmental and social villain by the West. However, from fighting pollution to poverty alleviation, no country has done more for sustainable development, argues Junice Yeo.
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In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
Planet, People, Prosperity describes Yarra Valley Water's performance and aspirations in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).This report captures the ways we create and deplete value, and references ...