Sustainability disclosure is now the top of the agenda for the world’s largest investors, companies and regulators in almost every major market. Despite that, overall disclosure is “still lacking” according to climate-risk task force.
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).
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?
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.
Speaking at the inaugural Singapore Sustainable Investing & Financing Conference, IFC's Alfonso Garcia Mora said SLBs create "the right incentives" for both issuers and investors to comply with sustainable performance indicators.
Improving legal frameworks for waste management and recycling with stricter rules for businesses to follow is needed to tackle the world's plastic crisis, said experts at the Resource Transformation Dialogue 2021 held in Singapore.
Asian companies are the least likely buyers of sustainable palm oil, but globally companies have also been too slow to raise the bar in an industry bedevilled by links to deforestation, fires and human rights abuses, a WWF reports finds.
Many project that the center of gravity of the world economy will keeping shifting towards Asia in the 21st century. Such an economic shift will have significant implications for people, countries and businesses around the world. This is...
Maersk head Søren Skou says more than half of its 200 largest clients are backing technology to reduce pollution, but philanthropist Bill Gates believes the cost of new approaches will have to reduce "dramatically" for mass adoption.
Fuzzy metrics for measuring impact, confusing jargon, a glut of reporting frameworks and a lack of confidence in carbon markets is making life difficult for firms aiming to decarbonise, business leaders said at the Ecosperity conference.
Brian Byrne, senior vice president of Siemens Energy in Asia-Pacific speaks to Eco-Business about the importance of improving energy efficiency, the challenges of satisfying racing demand for power in Asia and the promise of green hydrogen.