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Fossil Unveils New Eco Collection Featuring Cactus Leather Totes & Solar-Powered Watch

4 Mins Read To celebrate Earth month, Fossil, a luxury brand of fashion watches and accessories launched a limited-edition solar-powered watch and a collection of bags that are created out of animal-free vegan leather developed by award-winning Spanish company Desserto. As part of the U.S.-based Fossil’s commitment towards protecting the planet, the ‘Make Time For Good’ initiative that […]

Global Green Energy Transition: China To Ramp Up Local Demand & Supply Of Renewables, Says Credit Suisse

5 Mins Read Recently published analysis by financial services provider Credit Suisse shows that China will have several opportunities that will help the country accelerate its local demand and supply of renewable energy sources in order to eventually achieving its net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2060 and end dependency on foreign manufacturing. During the 24th Credit Suisse Asian […]

Eco Insights: Alternative Energy Series Part 4 – Nuclear Energy

3 Mins Read Of all the alternative energy controversies, nothing gets people so riled up as nuclear energy. Those who believe in it are staunch defenders and those against consider it totally unfathomable. We take on everyone’s points below.    Nuclear Energy: Definition   Nuclear energy, also knows as atomic energy, is the energy produced by nuclear fission; […]

Eco Insights: Alternative Energy Series Part 2 – Wind Power

2 Mins Read This week, we tackle the basics of wind power and what you need to know about this growing industry. As with solar power, there is a lot to consider.  Wind Power 101 Wind power is the process of harnessing the energy generated by wind. This is done by installing wind turbines in geographically windy areas. […]

Eco Insights: Alternative Energy Series Part 1- Solar Power

2 Mins Read In our latest Eco Insights series, we cover the main types of alternative energy. We start with the most ubiquitous: solar power.  Solar Energy 101 Solar power (also known as solar energy, the two terms are equivalent) is defined as using the sun’s solar radiation, also know as electro-magnetic energy and composed of both light […]

Green Queen Giving: Synergy Social Ventures

4 Mins Read How was Synergy Social Ventures started? Abbie Jung and Jana Svedova started Synergy in 2011 to help early stage socially-driven social entrepreneurs in Asia who are solving major social, economic and environmental challenges with revenue-generating business models.  We created Synergy to support these young, passionate, driven and resourceful social entrepreneurs grow their organizations into sustainable and financially […]