The region's leaky waste management systems pose the biggest threat to the world's biggest plastic polluter's recycling goals. Coke has restructured its sustainability teams in Southeast Asia to make its targets more achievable, Eco-Business can reveal.
In approximately five years, two-thirds of the global population will face acute water shortage due to pollution, poor water management and unstable weather patterns caused by climate change. How can the latest tech innovations help the water industry to cope?
In India, up to 2 per cent of babies develop sepsis as a result of infections from the misuse of antibiotics and poor sanitation. Experts call for tighter laws to tackle the over-the-counter sale of the drug.
O.P. Agarwal –
Each year after Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, air quality in India's capital city plummets. However, experts say the air in Delhi is bad the rest of the year, and fares poorly compared to other cities of its size.
Kevin Moss –
The circular economy promises many benefits, not least reducing the carbon footprint of various major industries such as food, energy, waste and water. However, it is no silver bullet for sustainability, writes WRI's Kevin Moss.
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.