Japanese firms made up five out of 17 companies from the Asia Pacific that made it to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Index of the world's most sustainable corporations. Tokyo-based drugmaker Eisai, in 16th place, was the top Asian firm.
The annual Ashden Awards highlight the world's next climate champions. One of them is Build up Nepal, a social enterprise that empowers female rural entrepreneurs to create jobs and rebuild Nepal's post-disaster infrastructure.
Robin Hicks –
Does the ego of sustainability practitioners matter, as long as they are achieving impact? Or does the pursuit of recognition undermine the good work being done in the world’s most important region for sustainable business?
Yani Saloh –
Indigenous communities, like the Sungai Utik Dayak Iban Longhouse community in Indonesia, are guardians of the land on which they reside. Across the world, there is growing recognition of their work towards protecting the environment and mitigating climate change.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
The city of Suzhou in China clinches the biennial Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize for balancing sustainable economic development with cultural conservation, showing cities in China and other developing countries that urban challenges can be addressed responsibly.
For SustainAbility and GlobeScan's annual Sustainability Leaders Survey, we asked over 900 expert stakeholders representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 84 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have …