ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Experts see role for Singapore in spurring sustainability in region

As Singapore recovers from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has the rare opportunity to accelerate its sustainability efforts not only at home but also in the region, said experts during a...

Home-grown fashion label Matter to fold

The pandemic has claimed its first big casualty in the local fashion scene.

Local fashion label Matter Prints to close in September

SINGAPORE - The pandemic has claimed its first big casualty in the local fashion scene.

Bank of England's Carney says finance must act faster on climate change

LONDON (REUTERS) - Financial services have been too slow to cut investment in fossil fuels, a delay that could lead to a sharp increase in global temperatures, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney...

Education a key theme for Asian investors

Mr Vafa Ahmadi heads the thematic equities management team in CPR Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of French asset management company Amundi.

The zero-waste movement is on the march in Singapore

With climate change and urbanisation, much attention is focused on our consumerist lifestyle, and how all the waste we generate is destroying the planet and our children's future.

Blockchain-based carbon exchange launched

A global blockchain-based carbon exchange was launched yesterday, offering a marketplace for airlines and other corporate buyers to trade securitised carbon emissions.

Green is the new look for fashion

The world of fashion is synonymous with change. Recent trends suggest that the industry itself is in the throes of change, the latest victim being fast fashion chain Forever 21. At one level, its...

Handmade with love for the planet

Crocheting and knitting are often thought to be associated with clothing and accessories, but local artisan and entrepreneur Eileen Wan is taking this delicate craftwork into a more practical...

Over 270 F&B outlets won't give out plastic straws from July 1

More than 270 food and beverage outlets will stop providing plastic straws from July 1, in a major step to reduce plastic waste in the local F&B sector.

The pilot who invented anti-mine boots

Mr Andrew Vaz carries a pilot's licence, flies jet planes in Perth, Australia, and also holds more than a hundred patents for different things he has designed.