Will people in price-sensitive Asia only buy clean energy if it's cheap? Eco-Business spoke to clean energy entrepreneurs about why consumer behaviour is lagging behind investment trends in Asia, and what can be done to persuade more people to switch to clean electricity.
With changing weather patterns and temperatures, farmers at the frontlines of global food production are increasingly at risk. What are their biggest challenges, and are technological innovations enough to support them?
Kevin Moss –
Clever marketing or an attempt to nudge consumers in the right direction? WRI's Kevin Moss explains why brands like Patagonia and REI and their stance against the Black Friday sales frenzy is a win for sustainability.
and Tjokorda Nirarta "Koni" Samadhi –
A US$1 million competition to come up with the best method to map Indonesia's peatlands could yield priceless progress on forest protection efforts and climate mitigation, say experts from the World Resources Institute.
High level action by companies and governments are crucial for systemic solutions to issues like waste, but ground-up innovation can also offer important and game-changing ideas, says SL2 strategy consultant Melanie Tan.
Budding architect Adrian Lo Yee Cheung from Hong Kong has clinched first place in the region's first tropical architecture student design competition with his ideas for transforming Hong Kong's functional …
Ping Manongdo –
At the Eco Action Day event in Singapore last month, youth participants and industry veterans alike agreed that the circular economy isn’t only good for the environment, but is also a practical and profitable idea.
Medilyn Manibo –
International auditing firm Mazars has launched a global challenge for aspiring young entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to test their innovative ideas through the #Mazarsforgood Innovation Challenge.