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Consumer-facing brands like Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Pepsi have carried the can for plastic pollution, but polymer producers like ExxonMobil, Dow and Sinopec are arguably more to blame for an environmental disaster that is set to get much worse as plastic production ramps up.
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Health experts from India and South Africa welcomed Biden's U-turn on Covid-19 vaccine patents and urged the World Trade Organisation to urgently hammer out a deal.
Tree-growing projects must match the right species with the right location, and put local communities at the front and centre of operations.
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Commuters choosing cars over mass transit due to the pandemic may reverse some green gains.
The race is on to replace short- and medium-haul air travel with a new medium that is faster, safer and greener. But how far can pods propelled by magnets go to replace air travel?
ING says it completed financing for the Cirebon plants before introducing a no-coal policy, and has 'not contributed to any harm'. NGOs say ING should explain how it tried to prevent harm caused by the $2.2 billion corruption-tainted coal project.
Forty nations — producers of 80% of annual carbon emissions — made pledges of heightened climate ambition last week at US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate but activists pointed to the abysmal lack of action by those nations.
Southeast Asia is establishing a green finance rulebook to bring greater accountability to sustainable investments. Balancing the needs of countries that have different ambitions to cut carbon emissions will be a major test.
The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial.
The health sector, a major player in the global economy, makes a huge contribution to the climate crisis and therefore has an important role to play in...
The full potential of the private sector needs to be unleashed to raise the capital needed to fight climate change. This can only be done if carbon is priced...
Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have...
Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed?
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Eco-Business reveals the most impactful sustainability executives in Asia Pacific this year—people who have changed businesses and industries for the better, during a pandemic. Who are they and what have they achieved?
How can businesses and society decarbonise while building better cloud solutions? We explore the viable solutions available to help data centre operators fight the rising tide of environmental challenges.
Some corporate sustainability teams have dwindled in recent months as businesses put survival ahead of green ambitions. Others have grown in status, as companies join the dots between environmental and social wellbeing and business resilience. Eco-Business explores how Covid-19 changed the role of the sustainability officer.
The car industry is among the world’s most polluting. Amid growing public pressure to cut emissions and with new solutions disrupting their business model, how can automakers prepare for the dramatic changes ahead and help tackle global warming?
From Australian dairy farms to Indian crop insurers, the integration of geospatial data into a host of innovative solutions is helping global agriculture work smarter and more sustainably.
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Can images from space help us achieve greener ways of growing food?
The way we produce food has accelerated climate change, but can sustainable production methods help to reverse it?
Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed?
The buildings sector has to decarbonise, and quickly, in the face of climate challenges. Here's how one company is reaching out to new partners to disrupt the status quo and go green.
Beating more than 400 entries from over 60 countries, six finalists move on to the finale for the chance to win up to S$1 million in funding for groundbreaking solutions to Asia’s biggest sustainability challenges.
The former HarvestPlus chief executive is to move on after just a year with the palm oil certifier. Olam's Audrey Lee has been appointed as interim replacement.
Everyone aged 45 or over is eligible for free vaccine doses from federal supplies, with state governments responsible for allocating their stocks to people aged 18 to 44.
If the global healthcare sector was a country, it would be the fifth largest emitter in the world — not great for a sector that promises 'to do no harm'. But a growing movement is emerging to decarbonise healthcare.
Wunderman Thompson launches regeneration rising: Sustainable futures
Wunderman Thompson Launches Regeneration Rising: Sustainable FuturesNew research shows people want brands to lead the sustainable path to the future, with an opportunity to show leadership, build long-term resilience and tap new opportunities by embedding regeneration into business We are  on the...
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