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Sustainable plant protein wins The Liveability Challenge 2019

Sustainable plant protein wins The Liveability Challenge 2019

A 3D printed bio-material. A moisture-sucking aircon device. A cup rental service. A low-energy data centre. A diesel-to-hydrogen engine converter. Why did an alternative protein beat them all to win The Liveability Challenge?

From tipping cascades to exponential curves: 5 things we learned at Ecosperity 2019

From tipping cascades to exponential curves: 5 things we learned at Ecosperity 2019

This year's Ecosperity conference explored how to get Asia's circular economy spinning, speed up Southeast Asia's clean energy transition, and better manage the region's dwindling water resources. Here's what we learned this year.

What do RSPO's new standards mean for palm oil and tropical forests?

What do RSPO's new standards mean for palm oil and tropical forests?

[EB Podcast] RSPO's new rules ban deforestation and growing on peat. But what are the challenges of putting the new rules into practice, and how will they be effectively enforced to protect forests and the people who depend on them?

How can journalists effectively tell the climate story in Asia?

How can journalists effectively tell the climate story in Asia?

Climate change is the biggest story of our time—and yet it rarely makes headlines. World Bank's Innovate4Climate and Eco-Business brought together journalists from around Asia to learn how to report better on the climate crisis.

We are eating a credit card's worth of plastic every week

We are eating a credit card's worth of plastic every week

A campaign by WWF has revealed that the average person consumes about 5 grams of plastic every week. What can be done to tackle a crisis that has polluted our oceans and entered our food chain?

What will Singapore’s producer responsibility laws mean for business?

What will Singapore’s producer responsibility laws mean for business?

By 2025, firms in Singapore will have to take responsibility for the packaging and electronic waste they produce. But what will this mean for businesses in a city that incinerates most of its waste and is low on recycling infrastructure?

Why emerging Asia is the hub of climate-smart urban development

Why emerging Asia is the hub of climate-smart urban development

Four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit looked at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.

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