sustainability

Climate financing: A failure of current systems of accountability?

Climate financing is one of the most promising ways to address climate change, with many different approaches; one example of climate financing is carbon offsets. How does it…

CBDCs, Carbon Credits, and the carbon constrained world

The world is so interconnected that the butterfly effect is so prevalent. A color revolution in Kazakhstan knocked out the internet, and ~12 to 16 percent of the BTC Hashrate…

The climate change reality for businesses

A climate of economic, policy, and market uncertainty has prompted many companies to take a cautious approach towards climate change. Under these circumstances, it's not…

Net zero transition risks to business

As the world embarks on the net-zero transition, businesses face new costs and risks associated with making the switch to a low-carbon or net zero economy. These costs could…

Sustainable development in Asia Pacific – innovating for energy efficiency [Event highlights]

SGInnovate and TechNode Global presented a panel: Sustainable Development in Asia Pacific - Innovating for Energy Efficiency last Wednesday (Sept 15). The panel discussion hopes…

Tackling the speed bumps on the road to electrification this World EV Day

World EV Day today (September 9) marks the celebration of EV ownership worldwide, as we collectively work towards a zero-emission future. Asia, as one of the fastest-growing…

Chicago-based foodtech Nature’s Fynd is out to capture APAC’s slice of the alt-protein pie [Q&A]

Fresh off a $350 million Series C round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2, Chicago-based fungi protein startup Nature’s Fynd is bypassing typical alt-protein markets in Europe to…

Pandemic has served as a catalyst for accelerating ESG innovation in Southeast Asia, says Ee Ling Lim of 500 Startups [Q&A]

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria have a growing role in businesses in Southeast Asia. According to the Oxford Business Group, ESG standards are increasingly…

Tech is key to cost-effective sustainability reporting

Playing catch-up with sustainability reporting, many businesses are wasting precious resources looking backward, rather than planning for the future, argues Frank Meehan,…

The future of the world is predicated on humanity solving three challenges: food, energy, and waste [Q&A with Tan Szue Hann for Startup Weekend Singapore 2021]

Architect Tan Szue Hann, Chairman, Sustainability, Singapore Institute of Architects was a mentor at Startup Weekend Singapore 2021: Seeds of Tomorrow. The event was joined by…