sustainability

Sustainability lessons from the Covid-19 outbreak

AS THE world struggles with the current coronavirus pandemic, those who have experienced past crises dispense sagely wisdom "not to waste a good crisis".

Money FM podcast: Sustainability through innovation with Rolls-Royce

Join Claressa Monteiro, as she speaks to Bicky Bhangu, president for South-east Asia, Pacific and South Korea at Rolls-Royce about the company's efforts to enhance sustainability through...

BlackRock CEO puts sustainability investing at core of strategy

CLIMATE change is a long-term structural crisis and is set to drive a "significant reallocation of capital", says Laurence Fink, chairman and chief executive of the world's largest asset manager...

OCBC, DBS take top two spots in regional sustainable finance league table

OCBC Bank and DBS Bank have placed first and second in Bloomberg's 2019 mandated lead arranger (MLA) league table for green loans and renewable energy loans.

Singapore set to become world's first sustainable palm oil nation

[KUALA LUMPUR] Singapore could become the world's first country to only use sustainable palm oil as part of a green push to tackle forest fires and air pollution blighting South-east Asia.

Polar Water unveils latest product in recyclable cartons in green push

POLAR Water Distributor, a Singapore-based food service distribution company, has gone for fully recyclable packaging over plastic bottles for its new drink in its drive to go green.

What is sustainable finance? That's a US$4t question for investors

[SINGAPORE] Major fund managers, including BlackRock Inc and Amundi Asset Management, are running into a roadblock as they seek to put more money into emerging-market sustainable investments: a...

Sea change needed to enable and sustain Asia's food security

WHEN it comes to doing business these days, be it in Singapore or elsewhere, the buzzword is sustainability.

Chocolate makers face ultimatum over pay for poor cocoa farmers

CHOCOLATE makers are facing an ultimatum - either support a contentious plan to raise the pay of impoverished farmers, or risk a halt to programmes that sustainability-conscious consumers...

How SMEs can do their bit for Singapore's environment

A RECENT survey by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) revealed that on average, Singaporeans could be ingesting 5 grams of plastic every week - equivalent to a credit card's plastic content - in...