Harassment, death threats, kidnapping. It's not easy campaigning for renewable energy in Southeast Asia. Eco-Business asked activists in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam about the challenges they face fighting for a clean energy future.
Shin Furuno –
While Japanese and Singapore banks have begun to recognise climate risks as bad for business, policies adopted are far too lenient to meet the targets set by the science, argues Shin Furuno.
Craig Hanson and Richard WaiteTim SearchingerJanet Ranganathan –
According to the WRI's new Creating a Sustainable Food Future report, innovative solutions are needed to close the gap between the food currently available and that needed by 2050, without destroying the environment. Here are 10 ideas.
Companies in the Philippines that report on sustainability for mere compliance are missing out on a real opportunity to drive profits and create meaningful societal change, write The Purpose Business's Pat Dwyer and Carissa Pobre.
Kartik Chandramouli, Mongabay.com –
With a vision to end the drudgery of manual rickshaw pulling, social enterprise SMV Green is also helping restore clean air in one of India's most polluted cities through electric rickshaws.
Annika Mock –
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation ...