Only 40 per cent of Myanmar's rural population has access to grid power. The joint venture by Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings and the energy platform of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corporation aims to boost access to electricity.
Norway’s Arctic residents are facing hardships from rapid warming, which is also affecting communities in Asia. But the Nordic country’s wealth is built on oil, and exploration is moving further north. Can it find a middle ground?
It is less than a year since Wilmar made an industry-first promise to cut deforestation out of its entire supply chain. In this interview with Eco-Business, sustainability chief Jeremy Goon talks about the challenges of implementation.
A new study reveals the paper giant’s trail of disputes across Indonesia. But even as the controversial firm claims to address the social harm caused, it keeps experts in the dark about whether community rights are genuinely respected.
Eco-Business' new exhibition explores the link between melting ice sheets and communities in Asia. One of its defining images: The carcass of a reindeer that likely starved to death after getting its antlers entangled in a fishing net.
The low-lying island-state is safeguarding plant biodiversity, boosting food security and beefing up its drainage systems. But there’s more it can do to tackle the existential threat of climate change, experts say.
What will buildings and cities of the future look like in the face of global megatrends like climate change? Eco-Business gazes into the crystal ball with industry experts at the recent International Built Environment Week in Singapore.
Blockchain already features in energy projects from South Africa to Singapore, but questions linger over its significance in the overall energy landscape. What was the final word when industry experts came together for an animated debate?
What is the relationship between the Arctic and Asia? Eco-Business has released a trailer of our documentary that traces the connection between ecosystems in the North Pole and the world's most populous continent.
Two-thirds of the global increase in demand for energy will come from Southeast Asia as it modernises. Here are the corporate and geopolitical trends that will determine how this demand will be met in the decades ahead.