The Future of Sustainability Reporting for the Healthcare Sector

If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it is that healthcare systems must be resilient, especially in times of crisis.

Time for Nature

To celebrate World Environment Day, the team here at Paia has put together some of our fondest or most poignant memories with nature – from the magnificent to the everyday.

Reopening economies – key risks and opportunities

Based on input from 350 of the world’s top risk professionals, the COVID-19 Risks Outlook Report identifies the following most likely fallouts for the world, with economic risks topping the charts.

Living in the Plastic Age

As of 2010, it is estimated that 4 to 13 million metric tonnes of plastic waste is dumped into the oceans annually. And in less than a century, plastic accounts for 60 to 80 percent of marine litter. As a result, plastic trash has been found in even the remotest coastal areas in the world.

Building supply chain resilience through sustainability

Moving forward, building supply chain resilience should not limit businesses to assess only their financial and credit risks. It is expected for them to move past these risks to also assess risks arising out of their supplier sustainability operations.

Regulations on packaging, food and e-waste

The Resource Sustainability Act was introduced to accelerate the reduction of waste in three priority waste streams: electronic, packaging and food waste. The Act partially came into force on 1st January 2020 and will first require producers of regulated electrical and electronic products to be responsible for the collection and treatment of their products when they become waste, from July 2021.

Paris Agreement in Jeopardy? A Summary of CNA’s Carbon Conundrum

Channel News Asia’s documentary series earlier this month zoomed in on an impending disaster that is already set in motion – climate change or more accurately, anthropogenic climate change.

Post Covid-19 pivots

We could not imagine the extent of the major economic, social and environmental impacts brought about by this pandemic. And just like climate change, we see post-Covid pivots as both a risk and opportunity. Here at Paia, we see an opportunity for a transformational agenda precisely because of the tests current systems are being put through. Here are some of our observations and lessons.