The Southeast Asian ride hailer is aiming to be carbon neutral by 2040. Grab's sustainability chief Iris Chang says the firm's push for "inclusive" decarbonisation meant it could not align its target with Paris climate goals.
Lithium shortages are straining supply chains for electric vehicle batteries. Entrepreneur Bryan Oh, co-founder of a low-waste, low-emissions lithium recycling firm, wants to be the world's largest lithium company without ever owning a mine.
Investments in physical infrastructure such as highways and power lines have been lagging behind what is needed to meet development goals. To kickstart post-pandemic recovery, there is a need to invest in green infrastructure.
Following a revision to significantly tighten the energy efficiency requirements for a Green Mark certification scheme from November, almost 73 per cent of currently certified office buildings in Singapore could now be 'off the mark'.
Unless meaningful action is taken to decarbonise traditional hard-to-abate sectors like steel and commercial aviation, we will have little chance of keeping global temperatures at a safe level.
Our urban infrastructure is responsible for almost 40 per cent of global carbon emissions. Climate solutions need to include the biggest energy guzzlers, clean energy and retrofitting old buildings.
After two months of searching for sustainability solutions and a showdown between six finalists, the finale of The Liveability Challenge 2018 culminated in a proposal for biodegradable straws winning nearly a million dollars.
No hot air here: Researchers from the National University of Singapore produce the first prototype of a new, environmentally friendly air conditioner in what could be a “quantum leap” in the 100-year old technology.
Eco-Business talks to environmental psychologist Dr Denise Dillon about Singapore's uncomfortable relationship with nature, whether loving nature is essential for conservation, and why climate anxiety might actually be a good thing.
Following the launch of the CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge, Eco-Business speaks to the Group's chief sustainability officer Lynette Leong on why sustainability innovation is defining the next phase of growth for the real estate giant.
As the country plunges into a recession borne out of the pandemic, how can it get back on its feet? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to top Filipino environmentalist Loren Legarda on how conservation should not take a backseat to economic development.