Why a national ban on single-use plastic may not be the best solution for waste-choked Philippines | News | Eco-Business

“Single-use plastics cover most packaging materials. If you remove it and replace it with compostable material, the circular model is useless,” Bonar Laureto, executive director of non-profit Business for Sustainable Development (BSD), told Eco-Business. “A shift to compostable alternatives, which are designed to degrade after single-use goes against the reusableContinue Reading

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Construction of the Dumitra HPP in the Jiu River Valley National Park, one of the last unobstructed rivers in the Southern Carpathian Mountains. Credit: Calin Dejeu Hydropower is renewable, but most are not environmentally friendly. A study led by the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) showsContinue Reading

Carmakers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Kia, Toyota, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Mercedes-Benz have taken to digitalisation as lockdowns and curfews become the new normal amid the raging coronavirus pandemic. (REUTERS)

Carmakers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Kia, Toyota, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Mercedes-Benz have taken to digitalisation with renewed vigour as lockdowns and curfews become the new normal amid the raging coronavirus pandemic. “Digitalisation is the way forward. Given the unprecedented times, we have adopted a ‘Phygital’ approachContinue Reading

Microsoft launches first Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council across seven markets in the region

Consisting of policy makers and influencers from Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, supported by cybersecurity professionals, the council aims to accelerate public-private partnerships in cybersecurity, share threat intelligence and build a strong and coordinated response against cyberattacks in the region. Singapore, 31 May 2021 – Cybercrime isContinue Reading