As the world prepares for the upcoming climate talks in Glasgow, reports seeking to paint what's at stake are coming fast and furious. Our top story this week features IEA's latest report which predicts fossil fuel use will peak by 2025, but warns that clean energy investment needs to be tripled.
The complex global transition is well underway, and next week, we will be putting the spotlight on barriers and opportunities in Australia's energy transition. Climate ambition by its government is ranked lowest in the world, yet Australia has seen strong corporate action. What is the roadmap for its decarbonisation journey? Join the conversation on 21st October by registering here.
On 27 October, we will shift the focus to Indonesia to discuss the nation's circular economy opportunity — estimated to generate a trillion dollars in GDP while creating 4.4 million jobs by 2030 — in a forum with our partners United Nations Environment Programme. Find us here.
Next month, we will be hosting our flagship Cities: Possibilities event to discuss the pathways we can take to achieve net zero cities and raise climate ambition. If you'd like to be involved, get in touch at email@example.com.
Finally, don't forget to send in your nominations for the Eco-Business A List of the inspiring individuals and youth who have been driving the agenda on sustainability amid this pandemic.
A new report by global energy watchdog IEA projects fossil fuel use to peak by 2025, but warns that clean energy investment needs to increase as part of the rebound in global energy spending post-pandemic to avert a climate catastrophe.
Zero-deforestation commitments from multinational consumer brands may be helping to slow tropical forest destruction in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua, meanwhile the region's top deforesters are expanding plantations to produce biofuel.
Green finance experts debated how to integrate ESG into mainstream business at Ecosperity Week with worker wellbeing pegged as the issue to watch. But the complexity and paucity of ESG data remains an obstacle for corporate sustainability.
A new study finds deep concern for environmental and social issues in Southeast Asia, with youth, gender and affluence key factors influencing how strongly people feel. Filipinos seem to care the most, Singaporeans the least. Why?
Activists and locals near the Verde Island Passage, a marine biodiversity-rich region in Batangas, protest against San Miguel Corp and Linseed’s gas facilities, which they say will be detrimental to the area and the surrounding community.
As the United Nations Biodiversity Conference begins, Eco-Business sits down with Akanksha Khatri to talk about the importance of natural capital accounting and her dream of countries adopting a Global Ecosystem Product (GEP).