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Singapore explores underground water system in face of climate change | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific
Eco-Business, 17 Jun 2015 - The city state is investigating whether an underground storage and drainage system will help it better deal with the impact of ...
Sunlabob Renewable Energy secures Myanmar contract for 11 solar grids
Eco Business, 13 Oct 2015 - Sunlabob Renewable Energy Ltd, the venture-backed company specialising in rural renewable energy and clean water solutions, ...
Centara Grand Beach Resort Krabi is first in Thailand to get Gold Certification from EarthCheck
Eco-Business, 10 Jul 2015 - For the past five years, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi has been working with EarthCheck to improve their sustainability ...
Portable Solar Power “Flower” Folds Up Like A Lotus
Biomimicry run amok can be a beautiful thing, and that’s the driving force behind a new portable solar power canopy called Lotus Mobile. The brainchild of ...
Milestone of 500,000 biodigesters reached- Domestic Biogas Newsletter
The SNV-supported domestic biogas programmes in 17 countries in Asia and Africa have managed to install over half a million biodigesters by the end of 2012. ...
Minutes of the 3rd meeting of Task force on Climate Change and Green Jobs, India
Presentation of the study: Economics of Dung in dairy sector, India
Metastudy analysis on 2050 energy scenarios : policy briefing
The need for an "Energy Roadmap 2050" triggered a multitude of studies that were conducted between 2009 and 2011, which again contained a multitude of ...
Green buildings, sustainable cities
Eco-Business, 07 Sep 2015 - Cities are at the frontline of the battle against climate change, and green buildings are an essential part of that effort.
Greener cities are best at taming urban heat
Climate News Network, 07 Sep 2015 - As humans become an urban species researchers find evidence that cities with more green space are best for human wellbeing.
Now climate change is affecting jobs NGOs need to nurture 'green-skills'
The Guardian, 07 Sep 2015 - A report shows extreme weather is affecting youth unemployment in south-east Asia. Is training the answer?
Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tourism and Green Jobs for Indonesia: Condensed Brief
This document gives an overview of the purpose, development process and key findings of the Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tourism and Green Jobs for ...
Philippines' new Clark Green City promises sustainable living
Eco-Business.com, 5 May 2014 - Joining the growing list of countries boasting eco-cities, the Philippines is set to build Clark Green City which features a ...
Tata Power's Mundra UMPP creates sustainable livelihood for fishermen in Gujarat
In line with its philosophy of improving the quality of life of the communities living around its area of operation, Coastal Gujarat Power (CGPL), a 100 ...
New impulses for sustainable tourism
Hendrik Wintjen, mascontour, Berlin/Germany, 30 April 2013 - Participants at the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism discussed the opportunities and ...
Impact on Asia: the IPCC climate change report
The world authority on climate science has released its latest climate change report, confirming the undeniable human influence on global warming and the ...
Summary of e-discussion on Green Jobs for Youth
The summary of online discussion on Green Jobs for Youth hosted by the ILO Green Jobs programme and Youth Employment Programme at the Regional Office for Asia ...
Sustainable cities: The changing role of businesses
Eco-Business, 09 Sep 2015 - Corporate Citizenship senior researcher Jayesh Shah explores some of the trends in the development of cities, focusing on how this ...
China's wind power capacity to hit 120 gigawatts by 2015
China.org, 19 Oct 2015 - China’s wind power capacity is to hit 120 gigawatts by the end of 2015, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA) on ...
China tries to ditch its coal addiction, reduce energy intensity
Reuters, 06 Mar 2015 - BEIJING (Reuters) - China will boost efforts this year to rid itself of a strong addiction to coal in a bid to reduce damaging pollution ...
Green collar jobs – solution to youth unemployment
BusinessDay, 09 Sep 2015 - Desire for white collar (office) jobs and unwillingness to look elsewhere has left many young energetic well-educated Nigerians ...
The Little Green Data Book 2013
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings ...
World’s largest, most eco-friendly ship embarks on maiden voyage
Maersk’s first Triple-E container vessel, which boasts of economy of scale, energy efficiency and environmentally improved capabilities, sets sail from ...
Leeds launches 'UK's largest' Green Deal scheme
The 11 councils that make up the Leeds City Region have launched the country's largest Green Deal scheme, predicting that more than 12,000 homes in Yorkshire ...
Report of the Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
The Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference from 29 to 31 August 2012, hosted by the Government of Indonesia at Surabaya, was convened by the ILO through the ...
Renewables poised to surge after Paris Agreement
Grist, 16 Dec 2015 - Thanks to new policies, investment, and technology, we might be entering the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era.
Thai businesses seeing virtues of green buildings
Thailand is following the global trend of building more green buildings because the business community has started realising that they offer both long-term ...
Greens 100% renewable energy plan
“With renewable energies we create jobs there’s manufacturing there’s retail, servicing and it’s estimated that 70,000 jobs in New South Wales could be ...
Ford CFO’s sustainability call emphasises greener profit
“We have strategies in place, particularly as we put down all these new facilities in Asia-Pacific, to make sure that we’re also applying a lot of the ...
General Motors slashes energy costs through world’s largest LED upgrade
General Motors is reducing energy costs by 80 per cent, saving $780,000 a year, in what is the world’s largest LED upgrade, converting its entire 815,000 ...