Policy & Finance News

Migrant workers in Malaysai
A new lawsuit against global healthcare giants Kimberly-Clark and Ansell by ex-employees of a gloves manufacturer shine light on systemic labour issues further down the supply chain.
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Hopes are high that an action plan will help control chemicals with ongoing harmful effects, though experts note a lack of supporting legislation.
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An updated guide to the intergovernmental negotiations taking place in December 2022 in Montreal, Canada, that have a crucial role to play in halting biodiversity loss and restoring nature.
Jasmine Chew, Macquarie Group Foundation
Chew joins from AVPN where she led the capital mobilisation team.
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Policy & Finance Opinion

Toyota Prius
As governments embrace strict targets for electric vehicles, the world's largest carmaker is struggling to keep up. But it's not too late for Toyota to reverse course.
Workplace inclusion involves making staff feel psychologically safe to voice their opinions.
The Great Recruitment is possible, if company bosses can build an inclusive culture. Pat Dwyer explains how.
Smoke from forest fires pollutes populated areas without regard for international boundaries
Governments, civil society and the international community need to work fast as the dry season approaches and smoke haze returns in Southeast Asia.
Fixing air pollution in Jakarta will require big changes in the transport sector.
The Indonesian capital’s air quality is already bad. Emissions from vehicles commuting from its fringes worsens the situation.
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Policy & Finance Videos

Gaurav Sant
Gaurav Sant, founder of startup SeaChange, tells Eco-Business about a technology he hopes will give the world's oceans the capacity to absorb additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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.
Climate spirals
As planetary temperatures reach an all-time high, a climate scientist has designed a new way to show how global temperatures have changed every month since the start of the industrial revolution and 2021.
Women in STEM
Women play a key role in developing innovations to push for sustainability, but barriers remain to their entry into STEM careers. To celebrate International Day of Women & Girls in Science, EB Impact speaks to three women in science on making an impact and pursuing careers in STEM.
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Policy & Finance Podcasts

Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
Energy imports EB Podcast
Ambitious plans to transmit clean energy from India, China and Australia into Southeast Asia have been proposed in recent years. Eco-Business speaks with two energy experts on the prospects, challenges and ingredients for success.
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.
Ice caps and a warming planet
"We have a choice about the speed of sea-level rise." The Eco-Business Podcast talks to climate scientist Professor Ben Horton about how close the world is to reaching crucial climate tipping points, and what can be done to stop runaway climate change.
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