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‘China speed’ needed for a breakthrough in sustainable palm oil

‘China speed’ needed for a breakthrough in sustainable palm oil

A year after the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil forged an alliance in China, CEO Darrel Webber tells Eco-Business why he’s optimistic that the world's most populous country has the makings of a sustainable palm oil leader.

What does the IPCC special report say about forests?

What does the IPCC special report say about forests?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its latest report on land use last week. Here are seven things to note about the relationship between forests and climate change.

How apps, AI and solar-powered cold rooms are driving sustainable agriculture

How apps, AI and solar-powered cold rooms are driving sustainable agriculture

With the world running out of arable land and water to feed a growing population, agri-tech start-ups could play a major role in cutting food loss and improving farming practices.

Haze from forest fires, Indonesia’s national ‘embarrassment’, is back

Haze from forest fires, Indonesia’s national ‘embarrassment’, is back

Indonesia is experiencing its worst annual fire season since 2015, with the cross-border spread of haze once again threatening to spark a diplomatic row with neighbours Malaysia and Singapore.

Why is Singapore so far behind Malaysia on responsible investing?

Why is Singapore so far behind Malaysia on responsible investing?

A study by Bloomberg has found that Malaysian asset managers are more bullish about responsible investing than their counterparts in Singapore, and have a more mature understanding of its potential. How so?

What is your business doing to cut carbon emissions, asks WBCSD chief

What is your business doing to cut carbon emissions, asks WBCSD chief

World Business Council for Sustainable Development president Peter Bakker has said that as the world struggles to curb carbon emissions, businesses will face ever tougher questions from investors about their plans to decarbonise.

South China Sea expedition to uncover impact of megacities on coastal waters

South China Sea expedition to uncover impact of megacities on coastal waters

More research is needed on ‘new’ pollutants such as microplastics and coffee, but what steps can manufacturers and consumers take to protect the marine environment in the meantime?

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