On its second week, a key message in the United Nations COP24 was that businesses across the world should no longer be viewed solely as greenhouse gas emissions culprits, but more as indispensable partners for climate action.
From China’s ban on foreign waste imports to Vanuatu’s plan to take fossil fuel firms to court, this year saw countries toughen their national and foreign policies to tackle the world's biggest social and environmental problems.
Among the event’s sponsors are three Polish coal companies, and in his opening speech, Polish president Andrzej Sebastian Duda said his country’s continued use of coal do not go against efforts to tackle climate change.
Kasturi GVL –
Despite rising education levels, women account only for 25 per cent of India's work force. The lack of safe, affordable and efficient transportation options could be one reason why, writes Ola Cabs' Kasturi GVL.
Arjuna Dibley –
As the world meets at COP24 in Poland—itself led by a populist government—people who care about achieving the Paris Agreement goal should push for new strategies to reduce emissions in countries headed by populist leaders.
Ashley Tan –
After two months of searching for sustainability solutions and a showdown between six finalists, the finale of The Liveability Challenge 2018 culminated in a proposal for biodegradable straws winning nearly a million dollars.
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 ...