Despite data being critical to enabling society to improve the air it breathes, most nations around the world do not measure pollution levels, while some choose not to make information publicly available.
Past winner of sustainability innovation competition The Liveability Challenge says the pandemic has shown that too much money and brainpower has been invested in traditional technologies, and not enough in tech to safeguard food security.
Cupkita will enable Jakartans to avoid single-use cups in a city that generates up to 2,400 tonnes of plastic trash a day. The service launches at a difficult time for circular consumption culture as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread.
To bridge the gap between traditional and sustainable financing, DBS’s transition framework will facilitate the move of key industries towards a low-carbon economy. But transition financing risks fossil fuel lock-ins, experts say.
Sara Jane Ahmed –
The Philippines’ Congress and conglomerates confirm backing a shift to Renewable Energy. The country has a rare opportunity to come together in support of clean energy options that will benefit everyone.
Using a coal retirement mechanism, nations could phase out coal power and replace it with renewables more quickly while creating new jobs, improving public health, and changing the trajectory of carbon emissions.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation …