In a year that has seen it commit hundreds of millions to coal ventures overseas, Kepco has announced it will no longer pursue further such projects. Activists have urged the firm to also reverse earlier planet-heating investment decisions.
Asians are far more likely to believe what is written in sustainability reports than Europeans or Americans, according to a GRI study. Are Asian companies better at sustainability reporting? Or are Asians more susceptible to greenwashing?
Sri Indrastuti Hadiputranto and Ben Dixon
and Madeleine Brandes –
The business-as-usual approach to plastic pollution isn’t working. In the midst of a pandemic, Indonesia leads with ambitious plans to reduce plastic waste and pollution.
James Shulmeister –
Absolute temperatures are expected to rise more slowly in the tropics than in higher latitudes and polar regions, but the combination of heat and rising humidity will make life more challenging.
The coronavirus crisis presents an opportunity to rebuild the tourism industry in a more sustainable manner. Fostering eco-tourism initiatives could ensure recovery for the sector and for nature go hand in hand.
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
How can we decarbonise even while building better cloud solutions? This white paper explores the viable solutions available to help data centre operators fight the rising tide of environmental challenges.