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Dr Syafrina Sharif
She joins the airport hospitality service provider following similar roles in property development and pharmaceuticals.
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Research finds that only 15 per cent of respondents know of the city-state's goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Singaporeans also lack understanding of the types of action – for example, switching to a plant-based diet – that can bring about larger impact on cutting emissions.
Singapore's Extended Producer Responsibility scheme will require all importers and manufacturers of beverage containers in Singapore to collect most of the products they sell to consumers. Industry players led by Coca-Cola have opposed the scheme, citing cost and other concerns.
Exclusive The city-state's drinks container return scheme has been pushed back – the latest in a series of delays. Industry sources point to Coca-Cola being instrumental in stalling an Extender Producer Responsibility scheme that aims to improve Singapore's poor plastics recycling rate.
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Organisers of the Paris Games have pledged to cut planet-heating emissions in half but how will they deliver on this ambition?
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Lifestyle Opinion

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Asean states need to unite on a common stand to beat plastic waste, but national and local efforts matter too.
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Many Muslim-majority populations live in areas considered to be most vulnerable to climate impacts. The World Food Program says the practice of abstaining from food has become an ongoing reality for millions throughout the year.
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Following a devastating week of extreme weather forcing the cancellation of Pitch, Australia's decimated live entertainment scene recalibrates.
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Lifestyle Videos

Jack Johnson and Jessica Cheam
Exclusive Jack Johnson says yes, but it is a long road ahead. In this exclusive interview, we ask the American singer-songwriter and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador about his hopes for the state of the world and how music plays a role in providing a dose of optimism in dark times.
The Green Mortician is Singapore's first water cremation service
The Green Mortician is the city-state's first water cremation service, which has a small carbon footprint compared to traditional funeral options.
Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
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Novel food firms are dreaming big about market expansion, but first they must overcome diners' doubts and a huge cost hurdle.
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Lifestyle Podcasts

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EB Studio Plant-based milks have grown in popularity in recent years, driven by a combination of health, environmental and practical concerns. Nutritionists on the Eco-Business podcast, produced in association with Kerry, weigh the pros and cons of non-dairy milk.
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The stories of Malaysia’s indigenous tribes are now being captured through the fresh lenses of young female filmmakers. In this bilingual podcast recorded in English and Bahasa Melayu, they tell Eco-Business why they've picked up the camera.
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EB Studio The booming alternative protein sector has experienced turbulence this year. The Eco-Business Podcast asks if growth in plant-based meat alternatives can go the distance.
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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