It's election season in Asia. Thailand went to the polls last month, with India, Indonesia and the Philippines to follow. Eco-Business finds out whether sustainability is an election issue in the world's most populous region.
Melissa Chong –
With Indonesia, Thailand and India moving towards national guidelines on responsible business conduct, there is increasing pressure for companies in Asia to be transparent about human rights, writes Melissa Chong.
Zafirah Zein –
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.
Todd Reubold, Ensia.com –
Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
Medilyn Manibo –
Weber Shandwick’s new study examined eight cities in Asia Pacific and how the 'soft power' attributes of cities exert influence and attract people, with Singapore topping the list for its innovative approach to sustainability and the environment.
Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to promote equitable human well-being with lower resource use, the report cautions that the Asia-Pacific region cannot depend on declining natural resource costs for ...