Developments in wind and solar power, electric vehicles and energy efficiency in production have been extraordinary but more is needed from corporates and investors in the next decade, says Michael Liebreich, keynote speaker at the recent Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition.
Aruna Kashyap –
The clothing industry should work harder to prevent and address gender-based violence in their supply chains. In order to do so, they first need to confront how badly their inspection or social auditing programs fail to protect women.
Bertrand Badré and Antoine Sire –
Changing the energy-financing models of banks, or developing sustainability-linked loans and green bonds, will simply not be enough to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable economy. A new approach that is effective and scalable must take investors’ expectations fully into account.
Alison Greenwood-Nguyen and Robin J.Roth –
Plastic pollution in developing Asia is often in the spotlight, but the conversation largely ignores the role of Western countries in the plastic waste trade.
Kristie Thong –
Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
Medilyn Manibo –
More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.