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Electronic waste in Asia is piling up

Electronic waste in Asia is piling up | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
A recent study issued by the United Nations University’s Sustainable Cycles programme (UNU) indicates that the amount of e-waste in Asia has risen by 63 percent in the last five years. In China, the generation of e-waste more than doubled between 2010 and 2015, with Hebei, Hunan, Guangdong and Jiangxi Provinces being the most prominent.
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Proper disposal is critical and requires support from all stakeholders - how are you dealing with e-waste?

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Sustainability Arrives in Asia

Sustainability Arrives in Asia | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The common perception in Asia is that investors don’t care whether companies are socially and environmentally responsible—emerging markets, after all, offer high-risk, high-reward opportunities that are tough enough to realize without having to meet other goals. Of the $21 trillion worldwide, Asia is thought to manage less than 5% with an eye toward sustainability.

THAT IS CHANGING in demonstrable ways, according to new analysis from Morgan Stanley, which examines how investors are making distinctions.

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Asian companies are making more green and sustainable efforts in their supply chain. 

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