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Negotiators in Glasgow found some common ground and managed to strike a climate deal after two weeks of intense talks, but the world remains far from limiting warming. Here is a snapshot of the wins and losses at COP26.
Real action to stem potentially "unmanageable" climate threats is coming from outside the UN climate change negotiations, says David King.
Fourteen of the countries have made a net zero pledge including major emitter UK, as well as climate-vulnerable nations like Fiji and Malawi. Indonesia is the only Asian country with a decarbonisation goal for healthcare.
A disturbing case of workplace bullying in the Singapore office of one of the world's largest NGOs exposed the vulnerability of NGO organisations to abuse. In the Covid era, employee wellbeing is emerging as a material risk for organisations of all kinds.
The greater the mix of gender, race and age on a company's board, the more likely the firm is to take climate bolder action, a study of the world's greenhouse gas emitters has found.
Next week, representatives from countries worldwide will haggle on strategies to drive down emissions and barter on policies to prevent a climate crisis. Here is your guide to the key debates and issues.
An average human adult makes an average of 35,000 decisions a day. For those at the bottom of the pyramid, these decisions are a matter of life and death. Eco-Business speaks to Lin Huiyi, the economist-artist behind the award-winning The Poverty Line project, about what survival means to people living on the bare minimum.
It argues that plastics production in the US is responsible for 232 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gases every year, the equivalent of 116.5 gigawatts of coal plants. These numbers are likely to increase as production expands.
Climate change will worsen conflict by raising tensions over food, water, and resources, according to studies by a global think tank and the US Department of Defense.
The backlash against environmental, social, and governance factors in investing heralds a major transition for the better, write Georg Kell and Todd Cort.
Coal-dependent Asia still has time to shift to clean energy. Replacing diesel generators and coal-fired grids with renewables is the best way ASEAN can...
If this year’s flooding and wildfires came as a surprise to inhabitants of rich countries, that is because the modern political compact was built on effective...
Barbie dolls now come in all shapes and sizes, reflecting the diversity of current society. But has Mattel, the company behind the Barbie doll, also adapted to...
Realising it’s now or never, the global gas industry is making a determined push to develop infrastructure across Asia as climate targets tighten and renewables become more competitive.
Recent outcry over deforestation in the city-state has started a conversation about where forests fit in the future of a metropolis that aims to be a ‘city in nature’.
Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed?
Eco-Business reveals the most impactful sustainability executives in Asia Pacific this year—people who have changed businesses and industries for the better, during a pandemic. Who are they and what have they achieved?
How can businesses and society decarbonise while building better cloud solutions? We explore the viable solutions available to help data centre operators fight the rising tide of environmental challenges.
More Asian companies are setting goals to boost their sustainability credentials, but some may be stymied by insufficient information on their operations to craft effective plans.
Clarissa Morawski from non-profit Reloop tells the Eco-Business podcast why the circular economy is key to the post-Covid recovery.
From Australian dairy farms to Indian crop insurers, the integration of geospatial data into a host of innovative solutions is helping global agriculture work smarter and more sustainably.
Can images from space help us achieve greener ways of growing food?
The way we produce food has accelerated climate change, but can sustainable production methods help to reverse it?
Businesses routinely report their carbon emissions in three categories. There is now growing interest in the potential of a fourth 'scope'. However, experts are wary that companies are using problematic methods to account for these so-called 'avoided emissions'.
Health experts say Omicron's appearance underscores the need to share vaccines more fairly.
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.
Clarissa Morawski from non-profit Reloop tells the Eco-Business podcast why the circular economy is key to the post-Covid recovery.
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