Data centres have among the highest carbon footprints in the business world today. Access to renewable energy, conducive regulatory frameworks and cleaner technology can help to cushion the industry's hefty planetary impact.
Singapore on Thursday joined Malaysia and Indonesia in calling for an urgent summit of Southeast Asian leaders to discuss the post-coup crisis in Myanmar, as its top diplomat wrapped up a three-nation tour with Myanmar on the agenda at each stop.
A growing chorus of Asians firms are announcing carbon neutrality targets. While it's good publicity, some have yet to disclose how they plan to cut the carb—possibly because they don't know, or don't intend to. How can corporate Asia's net-zero declarations be held to account?
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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?
A trend of journalists being asked to share their stories before publication is a sign that newsmakers do not understand how journalism works, and think they can control the narrative. In reporting on sustainability issues, pre-publication review could lead to greenwashing.
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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.
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.