SaladStop! Group, Asia's First and Largest Healthy Food Chain, Closes Financing Round with Temasek, DSG, Vulcan, K3 and East Ventures

The SaladStop! Group today is already impacting 3.5 million people a year, offering them nutritional transparency and climate-positive choices. SaladStop! aims to become the leading personalized nutrition company in Asia through the extensive deepening of the Group’s existing footprint via new cloud kitchens, fostering more tech-enabled growth with its proprietary technologies, and leveraging its deeply embeddedContinue Reading

1. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2017 – Leave no one behind. (United Nations, 2018). At https://www.unescap.org/publications/asia-pacific-disaster-report-2017-leave-no-one-behind. 2. Friedman, T. L. Stampeding Black Elephants. The New York Times (2014). 3. Ludovic, J., Bourdin, S., Nadou, F. & Noiret, G. EconomicContinue Reading

Tackling Asia’s plastic pollution | The Asset

Community-based organizations and grassroots-led initiatives across Asia are addressing the growing threat of plastics pollution. Governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations to scale up these bottom-up efforts and hold plastics producers accountable Less than a century ago, most products in Asia were made mainly from naturalContinue Reading

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(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Less than a century ago, most products in Asia were made mainly from natural materials, and were built to last or to biodegrade easily. People wrapped food in leaves or paper and carried it in reusable containers, returned glass milk bottles so that they could beContinue Reading

Tackling Asia’s Plastic Pollution by Jed Alegado, Clemens Kunze and Kevin Li

Community-based organizations and grassroots-led initiatives across Asia are addressing the growing threat of plastics pollution. Governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations to scale up these bottom-up efforts and hold plastics producers accountable. HONG KONG/MANILA – Less than a century ago, most products in Asia were madeContinue Reading

PH rivers yield bulk of Asia's marine plastic wastes in 2015

Recyclables, such as pet bottles, were among the trash recovered during the cleanup in Freedom Island. If segregation and recycling were done at source, these materials would not have found their way into the bay. (FILE) Photo by GAIA MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines was Asia’s third largest contributor toContinue Reading