In a survey by online marketplace Carousell, 92 per cent of respondents from the Philippines said they bought secondhand items, but because of affordability. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked highest for choosing pre-loved items because they're more sustainable.
The organisers of the Singapore Climate Rally movement want advocacy to go beyond caring about the planet. Overlapping issues of justice, such as the welfare of migrant workers and other marginalised communities, are at the heart of this year’s rally.
Kalra, chief financial officer of agribusiness giant Olam, has become part of the global group of chief financial officers from large organisations which aims to embed social and environmental impacts in strategic planning.
Lidy Nacpil and Tom Xiaojun Wang –
The newly-issued guidelines are seen as highly influential in pushing for much deeper environmental considerations in the planning and implementation of projects under the Belt and Road Initiative
KM Reyes –
International biodiversity protection frameworks need to prioritise the establishment of areas safeguarded by indigenous communities who deliver the same conservation outcomes as big nature groups, but for a fraction of the cost.
Other than to have mercy on soon-to-be-unemployed nuclear engineers, there is not a single reason why Southeast Asia shouldn't leapfrog nuclear energy. Dangerous and expensive, the technology simply isn't worth the hassle.
This International Women's Day, tobacco industry watchdog Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance calls on governments to support women cigarette factory workers to transition to alternative jobs, and tobacco companies to stop marketing their products to women.
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.
This whitepaper sought to understand the ways in which cloud technology has benefited society, as well as to identify the ingredients needed to ensure greater digital inclusivity and sustainable growth …