If the likes of Unilever, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo charged slightly more for their products or dipped into the huge profits they make from palm oil to support smallholder farmers, the sector could almost eliminate deforestation, a new report finds.
Days after the ill-fated Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl cargo ship erupted in flames, attempts to tow the vessel toward deep waters to reduce its impact failed as it began to sink off Sri Lanka’s western coast.
Every business has some sort of impact on the environment. But can a company restore what has been lost? This World Environment Day, Eco-Business offers some tips for how companies can transition from doing harm to helping nature to recover.
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While some argue that ESG investing is nothing but marketing spin, investors should double down on research and demand accountability to drive the broad adoption of global standards, argues Samuel Rhee.
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Negative coverage of plastic recycling has been growing. Lack of infrastructure means there is a big difference between what plastic is recyclable and what is actually recycled. Critics argue we should switch to alternatives and make polluters pay — is this the answer?
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Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
With the launch of Singapore's Green Plan in 2021, sustainability is a priority national issue. But are Singapore consumers' mindset towards sustainability also changing? What else is needed from businesses, …
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 …
Nature already mitigates a significant portion of man-made GHG emissions; approximately a quarter of these emissions are absorbed by trees, plants, and soil, while another quarter is absorbed into marine …
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.