#supply chain News

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The Indonesian government plans to audit all palm oil companies operating in the country, in a bid to tackle an ongoing shortage and high prices of cooking oil.
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EB Studio The road to decarbonisation requires commitment and collaboration between the private and public sector to ensure that companies and countries reduce their carbon emissions. Logistics is one key area where there is vast room for improvement.
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A recent joint study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water and International Institute of Sustainable Development claims that subsidies for India’s renewable energy sector have decreased by 59 per cent since 2017.
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Dehiwala Zoo in Colombo has been hit by both runaway inflation and a plunge in visitor revenue, leaving it scrambling for options to keep its animals fed.
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#supply chain Opinion

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With the world's population expected to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, agriculture needs to become more productive and sustainable.
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The impacts of climate change have seeped into the maple syrup industry, as the tapping season is dependent on weather conditions. What will happen to this increasingly popular substitute for sugar?
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The plastic credit market needs to engender trust and credibility. Only then can it rise to its potential as an impactful tool to address plastic leakage.
Solar panels, Nepal, energy access
Fostering local innovation and equipping local service providers with the tools to deliver solutions that meet people’s needs can create sustainable development impact at scale.
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#supply chain Videos

Katherine Desbaillets, co-owner of SaladStop!
As Singapore-based salad bar chain SaladStop! marks its 10th anniversary, co-owner Katherine Desbaillets talks to Eco-Business about phasing out meat, food waste and single-use packaging, and dealing with customers who refuse to pay 10 cents for a plastic bag.
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.
Jali, founder of transport cooperative Parung Jaya Cooperative, speaks to one of his drivers
EB Studio What does it mean to build a clean and fair palm oil supply chain? For drivers in Indonesia used to unsafe working conditions, this is what it could look like.
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Fishermen are often cut off from land for weeks out at sea. But a new technology enables them to be connected with loved ones, while boosting the traceability of their catch.
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#supply chain Podcasts

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Why is there so much secrecy and controversy around sand extraction? Eco-Business speaks to Madhumitha Ardhanari to find out more about the narrative surrounding sand in Singapore, the largest importer of sand in the world.
The EB Podcast talked to Rob Kaplan
2020 was a bad year plastic recycling and ocean pollution. Eco-Business asked Circulate Capital CEO Rob Kaplan how the circular economy can be rebuilt in Asia this year.
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The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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