#life cycle News

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This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
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Births of 64 million children under-five in Asia Pacific remain unregistered.
Old dog
Greener than traditional cremation and burials, the process of dissolving corpses using water and alkaline salts aims to appeal to the eco-conscious pet owner.
Ng Pei Kang
Sustainable food packaging entrepreneur Ng Pei Kang talks to Eco-Business about the highs and lows of being in the circular economy business amid a pandemic.
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#life cycle Opinion

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The amount of plastic entering the ocean is projected to grow four-fold by 2050. Transformative changes, including moving away from single-use towards re-useable packaging, are needed to save our oceans, say Vincent Kneefel and John Duncan.
Dusk on a farm in Southeast Asia
Asia Pacific has taken great strides to eradicate poverty and hunger, but the region must do more—and fast—to meet environment-focused Sustainable Development Goals as the sustainability narrative is dominated by the Covid-19 virus, writes UNESCAP's Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana.
A cloudy skyline over the Thai capital of Bangkok
The alignment between sustainable finance and responsible business could become an unprecedented, transformative force for decarbonisation, but the time to move is now, writes the founding director of the UN Global Compact, Georg Kell.
To ban or not to ban?
There are better approaches to managing the environmental impact of plastic in Singapore than to simply ban or charge for plastic bags, argues Umore Consulting's Aw Boon Jun.
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#life cycle Videos

Simon Lord and Pamela Mar on Sustainability One on One
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
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How is it different from recycling? Hint: It's about the bigger picture.
Redress challenge
HK non-profit Redress chief executive Christina Dean appeals to consumers to be more eco-conscious of their fashion choices by joining her Get Redressed Challenge to reuse dumped and discarded clothing
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