Takeaways: Labor abuses in the palm oil industry

PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (AP) — Palm oil is almost impossible to avoid. It can be found in roughly half the products on supermarket shelves, from Dove soap and Oreo cookies to instant noodles and hand sani...

Ex-Ferrari team boss Domenicali to be new Formula One CEO

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali will take over as president and CEO of Formula One from next year, the series announced Friday. Domenicali's app...

Fuji Xerox Innovation Re:Mix Forum – Work Reimagined gives perspectives on how to pivot into the ‘next’ normal

Industry leaders and analysts share perspectives and solutions to build business resiliency post-pandemic SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 September 2020 - Fuji Xerox Singapore, a leading provider in ...

Taiwan urged to take climate action to avoid industry woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of legislators called on the Taiwanese government on Thursday (Sept. 24) to set forth a clear strategy to address challenges brought about by climate change. Fi...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government...

International CSR & Sustainability Summit 2020: Call for Business to Commit to A Higher Purpose Beyond Profits

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 September 2020 - Enterprise Asia, Asia's leading non-governmental organization for responsible entrepreneurship hosted its first virtual summit;  the 6thInternational C...

Structural changes required to make Japan’s health system sustainable, according to Economist Intelligence Unit report

Challenges from ageing populations and covid-19 are putting pressure on Japan's health system Japan's health system falls behind its peers in terms of long-term strategic perspective Price review and ...

CIC-Zero Carbon Park Presents: "Art in Construction" Exhibition with 3D Virtual Tour

The Art of Innovative Construction Explore sustainable green living with Hong Kong artists HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 September 2020 - Construction Industry Council -- Zero Carbon Park...

Taiwan launches first dark sky park in Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first international dark sky park was officially launched on central Taiwan's Hehuanshan (合歡山) Saturday (Sept. 19), setting a milestone for astronomy comm...

Australia pays $3.7 M to help news agency though pandemic

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday announced a 5 million Australian dollars ($3.7 million) grant to the national news agency as part of pandemic-related assistance to regio...

21 Asia-Pacific Companies Recognized in Refinitiv’s 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Index

Refinitiv's Diversity & Inclusion Index measures relative performance against multiple factors that define diverse and inclusive workplaces. 21 companies across eight countries in Asia-Pacific (AP...

Social Enterprise Summit 2020 theme "new normal · collective power"

Free public registration to e-meet 70+ social innovators HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 September 2020 - The 13th Social Enterprise Summit ("SES 2020") will be held from 19 to 21 November with...

Starbucks adds 3 Beyond Meat options to Taiwan menu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starbucks Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Sept. 16) it is adding three items made with Beyond Meat products to its menu along with two other plant-based options as the worl...

English cricket body to cut 20% of jobs because of pandemic

LONDON (AP) — English cricket’s governing body is proposing a 20% cut to its workforce in response to the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak which it says is the sport’s “most significant ch...

Buono Thailand Launches Buono Snow Skin Mooncake with 100% Thai Monthong Durian in Collaboration with Taiwanese Illustrator Jun-Jun for Mid-Autumn Festival

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 September 2020 - For this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, Buono Thailand, presents their best-selling Durian Mooncake, "Buono Snow Skin Mooncake" in brand-new elegan...