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Benefits of aquatic animal welfare for sustainability
The Benefits of Aquatic Animal Welfare for Sustainability is a report primarily addressed to public policy and other relevant stakeholders in the sustainability sector. It is our objective to show …
Energy storage systems in the APAC region
The Asia Pacific region is in the early stages of a transformational energy transition that requires progressive, widespread switching from fossil fuels to variable renewable energy sources such as wind …
PACT Impact Report 2021
Started by WWF-Singapore and based on WWF's No Plastic in Nature Initiative, Plastic ACTion (PACT) is a business initiative that aims to reduce waste and move towards a circular economy. …
In the palm of Singapore's hand - advancing the sustainable palm oil agenda
As an economic powerhouse in Asia committed to sustainable development, Singapore occupies a central position in the global palm oil sector and therefore plays a decisive role in the transition …
Accounting for Nature: financing solutions for our planet's natural systems
Time is running out to implement concrete plans capable of reining in a runaway biodiversity crisis. Government ministers and biodiversity experts are expected to begin negotiations in October over a …
#SaveSmallHands: the tobacco industry reaps double benefits from children
The tobacco industry in Indonesia is inseparable from controversies and problems related to children's rights. To date, the tobacco industry has not accepted its responsibility for the high number of …
Circularity in retail - Tackling the waste problem
As one of the largest generators of waste in Singapore, the retail sector has a critical role to advance circularity and support Singapore's Zero Waste Master Plan. Initial efforts to …
The carbon reduction opportunity of moving to the cloud for APAC
A move to the cloud should be a part of any organization's sustainability strategy as a major source of energy use and carbon emissions for enterprises and public sector organizations …
Investing for the climate in Asia
Are "green finance" and climate change gaining traction in the Asian financial sector? We reviewed the practices of 88 leading financial institutions across Asia-Pacific to find out. We discovered growing …
Time out: Coal Capex in China
In 2016, seven leading Chinese power companies planned to spend an estimated CNY 238 billion on 89 coal power plants to drive China's economy forward. Will these plants be able …
Seafood sourcing risks in Asia

Food & Agriculture

Seafood sourcing risks in Asia

This briefing for investors and companies sets out the major categories of seafood sustainability risks. It presents the results of a disclosure review of the steps that leading retailers and …
Factory farming in Asia

Food & Agriculture

Factory farming in Asia

Investors in Asia view animal protein consumption as an indicator of rising middle-class incomes across the region. Asian meat, egg, fish and dairy industries face a range of poorly managed …
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