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.
Robin Hicks –
A disturbing case of workplace bullying in the Singapore office of one of the world's largest NGOs exposed the vulnerability of NGO organisations to abuse. In the Covid era, employee wellbeing is emerging as a material risk for organisations of all kinds.
Deepali Khanna –
Coal-dependent Asia still has time to shift to clean energy. Replacing diesel generators and coal-fired grids with renewables is the best way ASEAN can contribute to the climate fight, writes Deepali Khanna of The Rockefeller Foundation.
Trang Chu Minh –
Singapore is the first country in the world to approve cell-based meat, but that’s just one of the five reasons why the city-state is well-positioned to provide an enabling environment for food tech innovators to thrive.
Much of the global financial sector is mobilizing behind mid-century net-zero emissions targets, recognizing the opportunities that will come with the transition to a low-carbon economy. The longer that sovereign funds remain on the sidelines, the more they and their countries stand to lose.
Tim Ha –
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, …