Embracing Circularity: Addressing Waste Management Challenges in the Philippines through Circular Economy

The Philippines is making strides toward adopting the principles of a circular economy, an economic model designed to minimise waste and maximise resource efficiency. The transition toward circularity is a response to growing environmental concerns and the recognition of economic opportunities offered by this innovative approach.   In this edition of Embracing Circularity, we shine the […]

Beyond Plastic: The Next Steps in Solving the Microplastics Crisis

The invisible threat of microplastics demands our urgent attention and a collective response. Tackling this issue requires innovation and a concerted effort. As we work to detect and collect these tiny pollutants, our strategies must be adaptive, technologically advanced, and deeply rooted in environmental stewardship. From pioneering new technologies to engaging communities in citizen science, […]

Southeast Asia’s Green Potential: A Call to Action

Southeast Asia presents a compelling case for impact investing in green energy due to the region’s rapidly growing population and expanding economies. With rising energy demand, there’s a pressing need to transition towards sustainable sources while benefitting from lucrative investment opportunities in renewable energy projects such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric power. The region boasts […]

Unmasking the 10 Most Common Types of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is an omnipresent threat to our planet’s ecosystems, from the depths of the oceans to the highest mountain peaks. The versatility and convenience of plastics have led to their widespread use in almost every aspect of our lives. However, this convenience comes at a significant cost as plastic waste continues to accumulate in […]

Beyond Plastic: The Health Hazards of Microplastics

The impact of microplastics on human health is an ongoing frontier of scientific exploration. Recent studies have highlighted how these tiny particles find their way into our bodies through ingestion, inhalation, and even skin contact. The potential risks posed by the accumulation of microplastics in our tissues are raising serious concerns among researchers worldwide. Understanding […]