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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. …
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 …
Governing coastal resources: Implications for a sustainable blue economy
The International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, recently launched its assessment report Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy, on Wednesday 23rd June 2021. …
Reducing plastic use in fashion: A stepwise guide for fashion businesses to reduce plastic packaging
Created by Plastic ACTion (PACT) of WWF-SG, this guide is created mainly for businesses in the fashion industry - from manufacturers, retailers, and e-commerce - looking to minimise packaging waste …
The business case for a UN treaty on plastic pollution
Plastic is a material with exceptional properties. Along with being versatile, inexpensive and durable, it brings significant benefits to society--from enabling the effective transport of goods to reducing food waste …
PACT Impact Report 2020
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore released its PACT (Plastic Action) Impact Report, detailing the achievements of PACT. It showcases statistics and responses of PACT member companies, their …
Mitigating social impact in a low-carbon Singapore
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than …
Surfacing Innovative Solutions for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution
Over 8 billion kilograms of plastic enter the world's oceans every year. Marine plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the world today. Asia, in …
Asian Consumers need more affordable access to healthy and sustainable living
Unsustainable lifestyles in Asia are a concern for everyone; it counts 20 of the most polluted cities in the world, of which 13 are in India. Yet, air pollution wasn't …
SIWW 2018 Blue Paper: What will drive the next era of water management?
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in …
Electric Vehicles in Indonesia: The Road Towards Sustainable Transportation
In the past few years, Indonesia has heavily relied on fossil fuel as the main energy source in all economic sectors, ranging from transportation, power plant, to household.
Air pollution in China – Sustainability insights
With only six of China’s cities meeting the second tier of the National Environmental Air Quality Standards (NEAQS) in 2015, air pollution has become one of the biggest signs that …
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