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Apr 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 10:59 AM Hong Kong Time - MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NCH Asia is proud to share its contribution to “NCH Cares”-one of the biggest worldwide corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects of NCH Corporation in its history. NCH Corporation, a manufacturer of product and equipment...

Apr 12, 2019

Sustainable Investing Challenge brings together future leaders seeking to help address today’s toughest sustainability issues through innovative financial instruments

Apr 10, 2019

Avaada Energy Pvt Ltd, clean energy arm of Avaada Group and a leading solar project developer, received INR 1,000 crore investments for financing its 2.4 GW renewable energy portfolio of the targeted 5 GW capacity. The equity infusion was split between Asian Development Bank, DEG the German Development Finance...

Apr 04, 2019

CHIANG RAI, THAILAND (4 April 2019) — Southeast Asian governments, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and major development financiers today launched the “ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility”, a new initiative to spur more than $1 billion in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The launch...

Apr 03, 2019

On March 30, millions of people will switch off their lights for Earth Hour.

Let’s take 30 seconds to think about innovators. What do they look like? Where do they work? What do they do? You might imagine labs, research centres, NASA, spacesuits and white coats.

Some years ago, I would probably have...

Apr 01, 2019

29 March 2019 – Embracing the new theme of “Less Carbon, Less Waste • Green Innovation”, the 14th Eco Expo Asia will showcase a wide range of environmental products and solutions from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Asia and the global green tech community. The expo, running from 30 October to 2 November 2019 at...

Mar 28, 2019

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The Sixth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) opened in Bangkok today with a resounding call for bolder steps to be taken to ensure greater empowerment, inclusiveness and equality, if the region is to realize the ambitious goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

Mar 21, 2019

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA (20 March 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) today signed an $18.7 million loan with Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited (SSP) and Tenuun Gerel Construction LLC (TGC) to build, operate, and maintain a 15-megawatt...

Mar 21, 2019

Incheon (ESCAP News) – From past to present, technology has shaped the path of sustainable development in several key Asian economies, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Mar 07, 2019

Pollution data suggests Taiwan’s air quality should be getting better. But a CommonWealth Magazine investigation has found that the data may be tainted, with companies using various tactics to hide high air pollution emissions readings.

A gray smog engulfs western Taiwan, setting off red alarms at air...

Mar 04, 2019

A physical checkup three years ago changed the life of Innolux honorary chairman Tuan Hsing-chien, who had just retired at the time. He was told he had lung cancer, and the diagnosis spurred him to take up the charge against air pollution in Taiwan.

Feb 22, 2019

Kobe, Japan, Feb 22, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - The Government of Japan, in collaboration with The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), held today a major international forum to engage in in-depth discussion on the resilience of society.

Feb 21, 2019

Royal HaskoningDHV acquires a minority share in Singapore-based Hydroinformatics Institute to expand its digital footprint in the region, and boost its flood resilience and climate change-related offerings

Amersfoort, the Netherlands/Singapore, 21 February 2019 – Engineering and project management...

Feb 14, 2019

Dubai, UAE, 13 February 2019: The Retail Summit was officially opened today with a welcome address by H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO, Dubai Chamber Of Commerce & Industry.

Sir Richard Branson took to the stage on the first day as headline speaker at the new event, which runs until 14 February at...

Jan 24, 2019

What if we did something with carbon emissions, instead of continuing to try and contain them on a massive scale?

The world is off track on climate action, with global warming heading towards 3°C this century, according to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). We used to...

Jan 22, 2019

SINGAPORE, Jan 22, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Sanli Environmental Limited ("Sanli" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), an environmental engineering company with more than ten years of experience and over 1,000 completed projects in the field of water and waste management under its belt, is pleased to...

Jan 06, 2019

Her project is called ‘Developing a Smart Infrared Based ROV to Identify Microplastics in Marine Environments’ – ROV stands for remotely operated vehicle. Inspired by a visit to the beach, where she was struck by the volume of plastic littering the sand, Du has developed an underwater vehicle fitted with an...

Dec 27, 2018

Coal mines and inner-city tunnels could be transformed into farms to help feed the planet’s growing population.

Academics are exploring the use of abandoned mines and other subterranean facilities in the UK and China as alternatives to traditional agricultural land.

“There are millions of redundant...

Oct 26, 2018

25 October 2018 – The 13th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), opened today at AsiaWorld-Expo. The four-day expo runs from 25-28 Oct and...

Oct 18, 2018

Taiwanese LCD display makers generate large volumes of scrap screens that have been buried in landfills or crushed into pellets for use in construction. But Taiwan’s ITRI has stunned the world by finding a way to bring discarded panels back to life.

“Global liquid crystal suppliers are all really wondering...

Oct 09, 2018

9 October 2018 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the 13th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from 25 to 28 Oct at AsiaWorld-Expo, featuring some 330...

Sep 20, 2018

Every year 8 million tonnes of discarded plastic ends up in the ocean, and the situation is getting worse. According to a World Economic Forum report, under the current mode and growth of plastic usage, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean (by weight) by 2050.