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Feb 26, 2021

133,098 acres of critical habitat comes under protection

Feb 08, 2021

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement valued at more than Php7.25 billion ($150 million) to protect the Philippine environment.

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Feb 07, 2021

SINGAPORE & LONDON -- Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that it has opened a new office in Singapore through its affiliate, V.E. Leveraging the group’s comprehensive suite of ESG and climate risk solutions and in-depth expertise, the new office will support regional sustainability bond and loan...

Jan 15, 2021

Final Target Setting Protocol raises curtain on release of individual member targets

Geneva, 14th January 2020 – Following the hottest year on record in 2020, thirty-three of the world’s largest investors have committed to setting and reporting on 2025 targets to support the transition to net-zero greenhouse...

Jan 10, 2021

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman Sustainability Week is being launched through a collaboration between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), be’ah, Omanexpo and Ubar Conferences.

Jan 03, 2021

PETALING JAYA, 29 December 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- RYTHM Foundation, the social impact initiative of the QI Group is the proud winner of the Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) Sustainable Development Award (SDA) 2020 for its Maharani programme, which works with at-risk, adolescent girls from...

Dec 29, 2020

Eighty percent of discarded garments end up in the trash. However, Taiwan can help. Far Eastern New Century’s recycling technology is so groundbreaking that orders from big brands are piling up even though construction on their factory has yet to start. What new trick does Far Eastern New Century have up its...

Dec 28, 2020

As part of its support to strengthen wildlife law enforcement and protection in the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided essential equipment and supplies to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to boost its work in combating wildlife trafficking...

Dec 28, 2020

A mobile app which tells the inhabitants of rural China if their water is safe to drink, has won a young woman from Beijing a top UN environmental award.

Xiaoyuan Ren has developed MyH2O, a data platform that provides information about the quality of groundwater in villages across the country, so residents...

Dec 12, 2020

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – While much of the attention this year has been focused on protecting populations as well as the socio-economic impacts and recovery needed, high-level officials from across the Asia-Pacific this week called upon countries to address the environmental roots of the COVID-19 pandemic to further...

Dec 12, 2020

Two red-shanked douc langurs in the nature reserve of Sơn Trà in Đà Nẵng city. The primate is endangered. — Photo courtesy of GreenViet

ĐÀ NẴNG — The European Union (EU) is funding a biodiversity protection and environmental sustainability project in central Đà Nẵng City in 42 months from July 2020, to the...

Dec 03, 2020

SUEZ today announced the official opening of the SUEZ Circular Polymer Plant in Bang Phli, Thailand – the Group’s first plastic recycling plant in Asia. It underscores SUEZ’s ambition to commit to improving the environment and building a more sustainable society despite the unprecedented times we are in due to...

Dec 02, 2020

SUEZ has entered into a strategic partnership with Chemicals Business, SCG, a key industry player in integrated petrochemical companies in Asia, to address the growing demand for high-quality post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in Southeast Asia. SUEZ produces 30,000 tonnes of PCR from its SUEZ Circular Polymer...

Nov 03, 2020

MEISHAN, China -- With the theme of "Panda World, World Panda--For Nature As It Is", the first digital International Panda Festival is hosted by Sichuan Forestry and Grassland Administration (Giant Panda National Park Sichuan Administration), Information Office of Sichuan Provincial People's Government, Sichuan...

Oct 25, 2020

Leading climate science experts join Advisory Committee; Coalition partners launch consumer activations across the globe to support planting 100 million trees

Oct 21, 2020
  • Seeks to boost tie-ups between Singapore and Finland through strategic partnerships, technology co-operation and piloting opportunities in 2021
  • COVID 19 pandemic has opened up new demand for IAQ solutions and decontamination tools to protect public health in living and working spaces
  • Oct 18, 2020

    In January 2020, Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corporation invested NT$2.4 billion with Japan’s Mitsubishi to expand its capacity. It was the company’s biggest investment in recent years and represented a bet on its innovative eco-friendly materials that can satisfy even the most demanding consumers.

    Oct 07, 2020

    SOURCE and Conservation International partner for third installation to provide sustainable water and improve health in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6)

    MANILA, Philippines -- Today, SOURCE Global, PBC and Conservation International announced their third successful collaboration, which will...

    Sep 30, 2020

    South Asia is an agrarian society with 70% of the region's population employed in the agriculture sector. Even though 31% of the world's rice and 18% of its wheat grow in South Asia, it is home to the largest number of undernourished people. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,...

    Sep 22, 2020

    Young adult volunteer group ASEZ WAO (Save the Earth from A to Z — We Are One Family) has been awarded with a Certificate of Gratitude at the Manila Bay-ani Awards. This follows ASEZ WAO’s previous Manila Bay cleanup efforts, such as participation in the 2019 Battle for Manila Bay and a separate cleanup drive in...