Malaysia's Selangor state wants to allow a 'mixed development project' on 931 hectares of forest reserve, which has drawn widespread opposition from indigenous people, environmental organisations, and a former environment minister.
Data centres have among the highest carbon footprints in the business world today. Access to renewable energy, conducive regulatory frameworks and cleaner technology can help to cushion the industry's hefty planetary impact.
Adair Turner –
Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have plummeted. In most sectors, a green transition will cost consumers little.
Assaad Razzouk –
Sustainability investing has exploded since the signing of the Paris Agreement, but it is seriously flawed: there are no universal rules for ESG risks, or clear frameworks to police ESG products. Part of the solution is to put a price on the 'E' in ESG, argues Assaad Razzouk
Failure to heal divisions over vaccine availability for developing countries could poison the well of global cooperation and imperil the COP26 climate negotiations. Advanced economies should offer the Global South a “solidarity package”.
Investors are wary of palm oil due to its social and environmental ills. But given the lack of viable alternatives and the possibility of sustainable production, investors may wish to view certified palm oil in a different light.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
With the launch of Singapore's Green Plan in 2021, sustainability is a priority national issue. But are Singapore consumers' mindset towards sustainability also changing? What else is needed from businesses, …
This whitepaper sought to understand the ways in which cloud technology has benefited society, as well as to identify the ingredients needed to ensure greater digital inclusivity and sustainable growth …