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Singapore Unveils New US$45.2M Agritech Fund To Empower Farmers Through Food Tech Innovation

4 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the Singapore government will dedicate S$60 million (US$45.2 million) for a new agritech fund that will focus on supporting farmers through the use of technology that ultimately boosts domestic food production. The purpose of the Agri-Food Cluster Transformation Fund is to help farmers through the use technology in local food production. […]

China Single-Use Plastic Bag & Straw Ban Now In Effect Across Major Cities

3 Mins Read In keeping with the 2020 policy that was unveiled by the National Development and Reform Commission, in 2021, China has banned single-use plastic straws and shopping bags in major cities in an effort to reduce the increasing plastic waste in the country. The policy will be executed over five years, with China completing Phase One […]

Australia To Open Its First-Ever Vegan Preschool With Plant-Based Offerings For Kids, From Syllabus To Food

3 Mins Read According to Vegan Australia, a non-profit organization, Australia will soon get its first-ever vegan preschool, Sustainable Play, to encourage eco-practices among children like following plant-based diets and visits to local farms and national parks. According to Vegan Australia, the Sustainable Play Preschool will be the country’s ‘first 100% vegan preschool’ to open its doors for […]

Telfar: Black-owned Fashion Brand Wins Design Award For Vegan Leather Shopping Bag

4 Mins Read Black-owned fashion label Telfar recently won a Design Museum award for creating a vegan-leather, gender-neutral shopping bag aiming to redefine the stereotypical concept of luxury fashion being only white, privileged, and aspirational. Founded back in 2005 in New York City by Liberian-American designer Telfar Clemens and his business partner Babak Radbo, Telfar won the Fashion […]

Ovolo Hotels: First Hospitality Group To Go 100% Vegetarian For A Year

3 Mins Read Ovolo Hotels has just announced that it is going to go completely vegetarian across all its restaurants, bars and room service for a whole year, making it the first hotel group to do so. The pledge is part of the company’s wider sustainability commitment to focus on plant-based cuisine in order to reduce its carbon […]