#governance News

Chemical Analyst_Indonesia
Two planned coal-fired power plants, one in Indonesia and the other in Bangladesh, have had their funding withdrawn by the Japanese government, as part of Tokyo’s decision to no longer bankroll coal projects in either country.
Haze_Indonesia
Jakarta’s air pollution has been worsening recently, with the Indonesian capital routinely ranked top of the list of the world’s most polluted major cities.
Palm_Fruit_Indonesia
The Indonesian government plans to audit all palm oil companies operating in the country, in a bid to tackle an ongoing shortage and high prices of cooking oil.
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With Chancellor Olaf Scholz keen to use Germany’s presidency of the G7 to create an international ‘climate club’, James Norris looks at what such an arrangement could mean.
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#governance Opinion

Plastic pollution in the Arctic
The historic treaty agreed by UN representatives in Nairobi earlier this year was in the spotlight again at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. Voices from government, business and civic society are shaping the way forward.
Yiong Yim Ming_CFO_CDL
Amid the increased prominence of sustainability in policymaking and legislation, there is a huge opportunity for chief finance officers, or CFOs, to take the lead in corporate accountability.
Janet Yellen_World Bank Group 2022
International cooperation to finance a "sustainable development recovery" has gained new urgency. But multilateral cooperation continues to be paralysed by complacency, petty rivalries and inward-looking nationalism.
Maria Ressa, investigative journalist
Authoritarian governments have weaponised online tools and platforms to control journalists and stifle freedom of expression.

Carbon & Climate

Net zero is not zero

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#governance Videos

migrant fishermen fishing southeast asia
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
Apai, customary chief, Dayak Iban tribe
Around the world, indigenous people have historically suffered from abuse and rights violations, despite being critical to forest conservation. This tribe in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, just won rights over its land after a 40-year struggle. Are governments waking up to the reality that indigenous groups could lead the battle against climate change?
manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
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#governance Podcasts

Blackrock podcast
Exclusive The world's largest asset manager says it has put sustainability at the core of its investment approach. Eco-Business speaks to Shinbo Won, BlackRock's investment stewardship director in Singapore about what this means for investors, and how companies are responding to increased ESG pressure.
oil palm plantation workers take a rest from work
EB Studio As global attention focuses on forests and the plight of orangutans, the untold part of the palm oil story is people. What is the industry doing to protect palm oil workers' rights and those of the people who defend their land as the industry expands?
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [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.
refrigerated food bangkok market
EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In this first episode of the series Tomorrow's cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how cold chain can secure the future of food in the world's most populous continent.
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