On the final day of this year's International Green Building Conference, Singapore's Building and Construction Authority unveils new strategies that put occupants at the center of green building design and operations.
Benjamin Franta –
Confidential reports dating back to the 1980s show that climate change was predicted decades ago by the very companies responsible for causing it. Who has the right to foresee such damage and then choose to fulfill the prophecy, asks Benjamin Franta.
and Merlinda Andoni, Valentin Robu –
Wind turbines and electric cars may be symbols of the clean energy movement but require cobalt, which has been linked to child labour, to produce. Researchers from Heriot-Watt University ask: are we conscious of the true cost of low-carbon technologies? And what can we do about it?
The proclaimed aim of the EU's palm oil ban is to halt deforestation, but by refusing to honour producers that have switched to sustainable agricultural practices, the EU risks doing more harm than good, argues Prof Gernot Klepper.
Gaps in coverage for sexual and reproductive health services for girls and women may be hurting broader development objectives, say experts from the United Nations Population Fund. Here's why governments in Asia Pacific need to make these issues a priority in health coverage.
The sea of green on the Kampar Peninsula is one of last large intact lowland peatland forests of Sumatra. Five years ago, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau was established to ensure the biodiversity and the livelihoods it supports are protected and restored.
Hannah Fernandez –
Global chocolate manufacturer Mars has been true to its commitment to make positive impact on the food industry by providing formal training to cocoa farmers in Indonesia—the world’s third largest cocoa producer.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
Pure Advantage, the not-for-profit organisation developing a green growth strategy for New Zealand, released a significant report into New Zealand's position in the global green economy. It details how New ...