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Triple Bottom Line in Action: Singapore’s Business Response to Food Waste

Food waste continues to be one of the most under-recycled waste streams globally, and unfortunately, this trend holds true in Singapore. The data released by The National Environment Agency (NEA) Singapore showed that the recycling rate of food waste stood at 18% in 2022.

TNFD, Explained

By seizing the opportunity to align to the TNFD Recommendations, businesses can benefit by actively managing current and growing nature-related risks alongside climate risk, complying to regulations, building sustainable value, and boosting stakeholder trust and confidence.

Demystifying the double materiality debate

What is double materiality, and what does double materiality mean in the context of a company’s sustainability strategy?
Blockchain For or Against ESG

Blockchain: For or Against ESG

What is the real potential of blockchain for advancing environmental protection, positive social impact, and robust governance?

Financing Biodiversity II: A biodiversity-informed framework to evaluate business risk & opportunity

How should biodiversity and ecosystem services be integrated into the evaluation of business risk and opportunity?
Accelerating action for biodiversity what the built environment sector needs to doPhoto by michal dziekonski on Unsplash

Accelerating action for biodiversity: what the built environment sector needs to do

The built environment sector not only depends on the raw materials provided by the natural environment, but it indirectly depends on the regulation of ecosystems, and the health and aesthetical benefits of the natural environment.
Financing Biodiversity

Financing Biodiversity

Biodiversity conservation is just as vital as fighting climate change, but has not been given as much attention. Putting a dollar value on biodiversity could be an important solution for its protection. What are the gains and drawbacks of treating biodiversity as an asset? This is the first article in a series about why business should consider the value of biodiversity.
Carbon Offsets and Credits Explained

Carbon Offsets and Credits, Explained

As companies and governments conceptualise their net-zero roadmaps, they will unavoidably continue to generate emissions in the short-term. To offset these emissions, companies have turned their attention to the promise of carbon offsets and carbon credits, weaving them into their wider decarbonisation strategies.So what are carbon offsets? What are carbon credits? And how do they work?