Out of more than 400 entries from over 60 countries around the globe, seven finalists have been shortlisted to vie for up to S$1 million in funding for ground-breaking solutions towards sustainable and future-ready Asian cities.
Unlike in North America and some parts of Europe, no major coronavirus outbreaks have been reported so far in Asia’s meat and seafood industry. Some companies believe early preventive measures played a role.
Liz Goodwin and Esben Lunde Larsen –
With the novel coronavirus wreaking havoc around the globe, just about every nation faces major issues with its food supply. While a potentially devastating food security crisis looms, a food loss crisis has already taken hold.
Asia-Pacific's waters, and the people, food systems and fish stocks that depend on them, are under threat. Saving the region's oceans requires collaborative efforts, better data and transboundary ocean management.
Experts say the pandemic will unleash a food security crisis not seen since the Great Recession. As we learned during the 2008-09 Great Recession, governments – with the support of financial institutions, the United Nations, and others – can mitigate the risk of global food shortages and high prices.
Robin Hicks –
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.
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 …
CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure system, has released its first report examining the state of play in the Indonesian palm oil sector. The report analyses the disclosures of 64 companies …
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 …