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Consumer-facing brands like Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Pepsi have carried the can for plastic pollution, but polymer producers like ExxonMobil, Dow and Sinopec are arguably more to blame for an environmental disaster that is set to get much worse as plastic production ramps up.
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Disposable plastic was added to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal this year, but the US is the only major industrialised nation not to have fully implemented the treaty.
Health experts from India and South Africa welcomed Biden's U-turn on Covid-19 vaccine patents and urged the World Trade Organisation to urgently hammer out a deal.
Tree-growing projects must match the right species with the right location, and put local communities at the front and centre of operations.
Commuters choosing cars over mass transit due to the pandemic may reverse some green gains.
The world’s oceans are the ultimate global commons, and as such, profits have been realised privately, but costs are borne by the public, with often the most marginalised and disadvantaged facing the greatest burdens.
The race is on to replace short- and medium-haul air travel with a new medium that is faster, safer and greener. But how far can pods propelled by magnets go to replace air travel?
Forty nations — producers of 80% of annual carbon emissions — made pledges of heightened climate ambition last week at US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate but activists pointed to the abysmal lack of action by those nations.
Could virtual summits mute climate action around the world in 2021?
The summit could stoke a collective sense that finally – after decades of negotiations – this is the pivotal year for climate.
The full potential of the private sector needs to be unleashed to raise the capital needed to fight climate change. This can only be done if carbon is priced...
Failure to heal divisions over vaccine availability for developing countries could poison the well of global cooperation and imperil the COP26 climate...
Import bans bring social issues to the fore forcing agribusiness to assess their obligations to their workforces. Are such regulatory bans the best way to...
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?
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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.
Some corporate sustainability teams have dwindled in recent months as businesses put survival ahead of green ambitions. Others have grown in status, as companies join the dots between environmental and social wellbeing and business resilience. Eco-Business explores how Covid-19 changed the role of the sustainability officer.
The Dayak Iban community of Sungai Utik has long fought to protect the forest and their place in it. After nearly half a century, they are now owners of over 10,000 hectares of customary land.
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.
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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?
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?
With data theft and other forms of cyber-crime making regular headlines globally, organisations can’t afford to ignore how they safeguard their digital systems. But cybersecurity remains an overlooked issue in one incredibly fundamental area: sustainable buildings.
Beating more than 400 entries from over 60 countries, six finalists move on to the finale for the chance to win up to S$1 million in funding for groundbreaking solutions to Asia’s biggest sustainability challenges.
The former HarvestPlus chief executive is to move on after just a year with the palm oil certifier. Olam's Audrey Lee has been appointed as interim replacement.
Everyone aged 45 or over is eligible for free vaccine doses from federal supplies, with state governments responsible for allocating their stocks to people aged 18 to 44.
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
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Wunderman Thompson Launches Regeneration Rising: Sustainable FuturesNew research shows people want brands to lead the sustainable path to the future, with an opportunity to show leadership, build long-term resilience and tap new opportunities by embedding regeneration into business We are  on the...
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