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Green Revolution: ‘Nudge Brands & Consumers With Smart Tech To Incite Behavioural Change’, Says New Report

4 Mins Read A new consumer research report has highlighted “brand peer pressure” and technological innovation as critical to push forward sustainable behaviour among both shoppers and businesses. The new report, conducted by a team of behavioural change and sustainability experts, also puts forward a range of recommendations, among them reminding consumers that “they are not alone when […]

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. […]

Consumers Want Climate Apps & Footprint Labels To Help Them Live Sustainably, Survey Finds

3 Mins Read Consumers are searching for tech-forward innovations and environmental footprint labels on products to help them adapt to a sustainable lifestyle, a recent survey shows. Among some of the digital solutions cited as helpful include apps that help shoppers make greener purchasing decisions and platforms measuring personal carbon footprints, while government legislation to push businesses to […]

Robert Downey Jr. Launches Venture Fund To ‘Catalyse’ Sustainable Tech Investment

3 Mins Read Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. has formed a new venture fund focused on sustainable technology. Launched on AngelList, the new rolling fund FootPrint Coalition Ventures aims to “catalyse more capital” to multiply the impact of tech-forward climate solutions and innovations, said Downey Jr.  Announcing the launch during a high level panel at the World Economic […]