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Xinyi Solar
China's post-pandemic green recovery measures drove up the country's renewables firms on the Corporate Knights index of the most sustainable 100 firms in the world. Singapore real estate company CDL is Asia's leading firm in the list.
Shipping, sunset, Hamburg
LPG is "an attractive eco-friendly fuel" that can bridge the transition to zero-carbon shipping, according to researchers at Korea Maritime and Ocean University. Environmentalists say using the fossil fuel risks locking-in carbon emissions when greener alternatives are emerging to decarbonise a highly polluting sector.
Singapore's skyline
Sponsored With more ambitious sustainability targets set for Singapore’s built environment, the use of data could be a game-changer for a sector looking for ways to quickly decarbonise.
kuching deforestation
Multinational producers and users of palm oil, beef, soy, paper, timber or leather are failing to live up to commitments to end tropical deforestation. Palm oil is the best performing commodity for tackling forest risk, beef the worst.
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#carbon footprint Opinion

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As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can hit ambitious decarbonisation goals.
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Policy & Finance

Greening the coin

Governments are anticipated to take more coordinated action towards harmful crypto mining activities. But, increased regulation could well push miners to new regions with plenty of cheap, dirty electricity.
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Blue Origin
The commercial space race is on with rich entrepreneurs taking to their rockets to reach for the stars. But the jaunts to space have courted plenty of criticism about space tourism and its carbon footprint.
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Carbon & Climate

The climate X factor

The climate and biodiversity crises not only demand a shift to carbon-neutral energy, but also usher in a circular economy in which resources are reused and repurposed. To reach that goal, new technologies will be crucial, writes the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin.
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#carbon footprint Videos

SP Group, My Carbon Footprint
Sponsored Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
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Sponsored Singaporeans are well-known foodies, but around 800,000 tonnes of food is wasted every year. Why is so much food wasted, and what can consumers do about it?
renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
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#carbon footprint Podcasts

Accountancy
A recent study found that 9 in 10 accountants want companies to be more sustainable after the pandemic. Eco-Business asked Association of Chartered Certified Accountants sustainability head Jimmy Greer about reinventing capitalism and making the numbers of net zero commitments add up.
Filipino commuters during Covid. Image: Commuters of Metro Manila
Exclusive As the country plunges into a recession borne out of the pandemic, how can it get back on its feet? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to top Filipino environmentalist Loren Legarda on how conservation should not take a backseat to economic development.
Smallholders in palm oil industry
Sponsored Smallholders have taken much of the blame for this year's haze-causing forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. How can they be motivated to switch to more sustainable, fire-free production methods?
Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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