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A worker at Youngor's cotton spinning factory in Aksu, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
With little or no visibility on the environmental impact of the materials used for garments and shoes, brands are counting on open-sourced data compiled by the tech giant to shed light on murky supply chains.
Workers at this garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh
Thousands of Asian garment factories producing wares for brands including Adidas, Nike and ASOS could be underwater by 2030 due to rising sea-levels, but research shows that buyers have "no plans" to mitigate possible large-scale losses of jobs and income.
India 2011 - The Poverty Line
An average human adult makes an average of 35,000 decisions a day. For those at the bottom of the pyramid, these decisions are a matter of life and death. Eco-Business speaks to Lin Huiyi, the economist-artist behind the award-winning The Poverty Line project, about what survival means to people living on the bare minimum.
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Fears of possible chemical and plastic contamination of seafood and salt have driven down consumption of fish in Sri Lanka, the main animal protein for the country’s majority Buddhist population.
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South Asia could see 40 million climate migrants by 2030
Tens of millions of people are migrating or are being displaced in South Asia due to disasters brought on by climate change, and the number could rise three-fold in 30 years unless countries in the region take strong measures to mitigate the worst effects of global warming.
Greta Thunberg speaking at Parliament
The emergence of teen climate activists like Greta Thunberg is no gimmick. To galvanise climate action and achieve sustainable development, children and a healthy future must be put at the center of national strategies.
Four in five of the world’s workforce is on lockdown due to Covid-19, with no end in sight. The post-pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together – human resources.
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Cash transfer programs, efficient government expenditure and capacity building are ways in which communities across Asia can receive adequate social protection and meet their basic needs. 
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