Philippines News

A Grab rental car in Singapore
The Southeast Asian ride hailer is aiming to be carbon neutral by 2040. Grab's sustainability chief Iris Chang says the firm's push for "inclusive" decarbonisation meant it could not align its target with Paris climate goals.
Irrawaddy_Dolphins_Iloilo
To mark Endangered Species Day, Eco-Business examines a proposed 43-kilometre bridge aimed to connect provinces in the Philippines' Visayas region, at the expense of a critically threatened species of dolphin.
Legrow_Myanmar
The pandemic left migrant fishers in Asia, already a highly vulnerable section of the workforce, with less income and at higher risk of labour abuses, a new report says.
Bongbong Marcos
Bongbong Marcos, son of the country’s late dictator, is on the cusp of reclaiming power for his disgraced family. Eco-Business speaks with experts about how this impacts clean energy, climate justice, and corporate responsibility.
All Philippines News →

Philippines Opinion

Maria Ressa, investigative journalist
Authoritarian governments have weaponised online tools and platforms to control journalists and stifle freedom of expression.
Women and climate action
The "shadow pandemic" of sexual and gender-based violence during the Covid-19 crisis shows that it will be up to women themselves to topple the structural hurdles that have left them vulnerable. Fortunately, the past two years have shown that this is possible, with many examples revealing how all of society benefits.
Heatwave_India
Despite widespread recognition that women are underrepresented in climate and conservation fora, the problem persists. Given that women face the greatest risks from environmental crises and have been shown to deliver better environmental policy results, this status quo is both unjust and shortsighted.
Biodiversity in the Unamat forest in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.
With more funding being committed in the past few years to sustainability and nature-positive outcomes, where can investors put their money in order to effectively address the biodiversity crisis?
All Philippines Opinion →

Philippines Videos

Air-conditioning units on a building in Singapore
Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition.
renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
An e-jeepney in the Philippines. A growing movement is underway to electrify Southeast Asia's transport. Image: Eco-Business
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.
SNAP-Magat Power floating solar
A country that is hit by 20 typhoons a year is looking to its lakes, reservoirs and dams to trial the latest solar technology.
All Philippines Videos →

Philippines Podcasts

Paper sustainable packaging by RyPax
EB Studio As a landmark treaty is thrashed out to tackle plastic pollution, the Eco-Business Podcast debates whether the world is ready to pay a premium for packaging that doesn't damage the planet.
Malampaya natural gas2
The Philippines has ended new coal development as it pursues a low-carbon future. Don Paulino of non-profit Philippine Energy Independence Council and boss of Shell's exploration arm, argues why natural gas should remain in the energy mix.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
Air pollution in Beijing
Has Covid-19 really improved air quality? Eco-Business spoke to air pollution epidemiologist Dr Vivian Pun about the real air quality story behind the pandemic, and what the virus is telling us about tackling the world's most underrated environmental issue.
All Philippines Podcasts →
leaf background pattern

Transforming Innovation for Sustainability Join the Ecosystem →

Strategic Organisations

Reneum
Danfoss
Trucost
ESG Book
Olam
City Developments Ltd