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The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Report 2020
GDP and other economic measurements do not fully reflect current state of affairs and future development potential. Based on 127 quantitative data indicators, the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index evaluates performance …
Asia’s Dystopian Future?—Why banks need to put sustainable finance clearly In their sights
The Fair Finance Asia - SOMO report 'Asia's Dystopian Future? Why Banks Need To Put Sustainable Finance Clearly in Their Sights' exposes the environmental and social problems banks in FFA …
One Planet Approaches: A guide for companies to set science-based targets
In 2016, WWF Netherlands, Metabolic, WWF Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment reviewed over sixty approaches, methodologies, tools, programs and action plans relating to human impacts on …
The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2019
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 …
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 …
Power Trip: Southeast Asia's journey to a low carbon economy
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 …
Unlocking capital for sustainability
China’s economy has grown 10 times as fast as that of the United Kingdom during its industrial revolution and affected 100 times as many people. But these headline economic success …
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.
Economic Feasibility of Moringa- Castor Bean - Camelina: Dual cropping in same acreage for Sustainable Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center …
Mars: Sustainable in a Generation Asia Pacific Dialogue
On November 22nd, Mars Wrigley unveiled its Sustainable in a Generation plan for Asia Pacific that will accelerate its efforts in traceable palm oil sourcing, training for cocoa farmers, and …
Partners for the Environment

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Partners for the Environment

Highlights from the Partners for the Environment conference, organised on August 1 in Singapore by the Ministry for the Environment and Water Resources, and Eco-Business.
Sustainable Cities: From Possibility to Reality
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
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