One of the really difficult dilemmas for the environmentally conscious has been what to do with single-use masks. We have to use them (and maybe will need to do so for some time more) but disposal is a challenge.
Since the pandemic hit, the demand for disposable face masks has skyrocketed around the world. And this has resulted in tons of used masks winding up scattered in our environment.
Mana Aoturoa is a Maori term that refers to exploration of our environment and curiosity about the world. It is a key strand of our Early Years programme and we believe that this sets the foundation to develop lifelong learners.
“I would hate to be a minister in today’s governments –not only in Indonesia- which, I think more than ever are faced with conflicting priorities at every turn”, says Now! Publisher Alistair Speirs.
Danone-AQUA announced the company’s achievement in receiving the B Corporation (B Corp) certification for the second time from B Lab, a global non-profit organisation.
Greeneration Foundation is holding The 4th Indonesia Circular Economy Forum (ICEF) from 21to 23 July 2021 virtually via Zoom Webinar and Youtube streaming with the theme Towards Smart & Sustainable Cities Through Circular Economy:
In its efforts to transform into a smart city, Jakarta needs a lot of input from various parties so that it does not deviate from the ethos of sustainable development. Iparman Oesman,
Are you bored of working from home? Why not treat yourself to an alternative workspace where you can be productive in a relaxing new environment? Villa Pangi Gita by The Luxe Nomad provides a charming, tranquil tropical hideaway.
Indonesian artist Iskandar Hardjodimuljo transforms household waste into artworks as a form of cultural preservation and fronts a campaign to invite people to protect the environment from waste, especially single-use plastic.
XSProject is an initiative established in 2004, based on its concern for the environment, lack of awareness of disposing garbage in its place, and a large number of trash pickers in the city.
Jakarta has been ranked as the world’s most environmentally vulnerable city, with climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding being the key threats to the Indonesian capital’s residents.
The LafargeHolcim Awards is the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design. The competition is held by the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction in five world regions and in two categories.
5th June was World Environment Day, and celebrated the 2021 theme “Ecosystem Restoration''. It also saw the launch of the UN Decade for this particular effort.
The theme for this year’s World Environment Day that is celebrated every fifth of June is Ecosystem Restoration, which means “assisting in the recovery of ecosystems that have been degraded or destroyed
There are 32 plaintiffs in a citizen lawsuit against the Indonesian president, the ministers of health, environment and home affairs, and several regional leaders, demanding they fix the unhealthy air they breathe.
Jakarta has been ranked as the world’s most environmentally vulnerable city, as climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding are key threats to the Indonesian capital’s residents and businesses.
Education is surely one of the most essential elements to generate awareness and cultivate understanding on issues prevalent to our environment.
After raving reviews on their Bali, Java roadshow, this environmental documentary film, made in Indonesia, finally hits cinemas in Jakarta.
Suzy Hutomo co-founded The Body Shop Indonesia with her husband in 1992, where she is now Chairwoman. Parallel to her successful career in business, she is a committed environmental activist.
Illegal logging continues to plague West Kalimantan, but the ASRI Foundation, and Dr Kinari Webb, or on a mission to solve this environmental crisis.
What is a Smart City? According to Governor of Jakarta, Innovative City and Happiness Jakarta Smart City 4.0 runs on six pillars: smart governance, smart living, smart people, smart mobility, smart economy, and smart environment.
On National Trash Awareness Day, 21st February, Indonesia Indah Foundation invites you to care for the environment.
Learning has no limits at Nord Anglia School Jakarta, where the school offers an engaging learning environment to ensure every child loves coming to school.
Gojek and Grab Indonesia recently launched carbon offsetting programmes as part of their social responsibility initiatives to reduce emissions and to protect the environment from pollution.
Renowned orangutan conservationist, Dr. Ian Singleton, has been awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen for Services to the Environment and Conservation for his accomplishments for the last 20 years.
The increasing enthusiasm for cycling during the Covid-19 pandemic is increasing awareness about the importance of cycling contributing to a sustainable environment and a healthier lifestyle rather than just being another trend.
Ecotourism encourages travellers to help protect the environment and contribute to local communities on a much deeper level than the tourists just passing through on normal tours.
Food on your plate has a huge impact on your health as well as the health of your environment.
Despite on-going global economic uncertainty, major institutional investors remain focused on both the social and environmental impact of their strategies.
Religions institutions within the international community with faith have a pivotal role to save the future from biodiversity loss and zoonotic diseases.
Jakarta officially banned single-use plastic effective on 1 July. Head of Jakarta’s Environmental Agency, Sanitation Control Division, Edy Mulyanto, discussed the new regulation with NOW! Jakarta.
Are you bored with your current home décor and want to freshen it up without paying a fortune? These attractive environmentally friendly decorations enhance your interior design.
Since one spends more time at home, gardening can be an environmental relief for communities by having to foster the microhabitat in their home. Who doesn’t like lush greeneries and much clearer air in their surrounding?
Since China issued strict lockdown policy, the air quality in China has improved, rising up to 11,4 per cent compared to the same time last year. After this all ends, will people be mindful about our environment?
The British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham) held the first environmental series with prestigious speaker Yuyun Ismawati Drweiga and a Q&A session with Ah Muftuchan and Dyah Roro Esti Widya Putri as the panellists.
Sustainable Island Initiative (SII) is a joint add-on initiative between Denmark and Indonesia and is part of the existing Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) within Energy and Environment in Indonesia.
De Braga by ARTOTEL is highly committed to eco-conscious practices that lessen a meeting’s impact on the environment, and thus, as part of the commitment, the hotel recently launched environmentally friendly meeting rooms.
In the area of Cempaka Putih Timur, Central Jakarta, a community called Gang Hijau (green alley) cohesively develop hydroponics in cultivating a green environment in Jakarta, in addition to get good quality vegetables.
Mantra have been investing into environmental engineers and have them learning about mathematics, physics and the physical environment, so they get practice and see results based on our daily work.
Garin Nugroho’s Planet - Sebuah Lament shows the rare voice and the body of work from Melanesians, rendering an environmental awakening that resonates with the global meditation about the hope for humanity and nature.
Waste4Change invites you to start taking part in creating a better environment by managing your waste in your house and office.
There are still lots of people not understanding and underestimating the waste problem. Kampus Diakoneia Modern (KDM) realised that and set up KDM Green Projects to create a green environment with education and waste management.
I Want to Smell The Perfume is a Jakarta-based social enterprise which combines positive social impact and environmental impact by actively partaking in women empowerment and reducing single-use plastic bag waste and marine debris
Debuting with the exhibit by Mulyakarya, the rebranded ARTOTEL Earth invites communities to participate in the ecology movement and environmental preservation.
Hutan Kota is Jakarta’s urban lungs that offers a green establishment and environmentally friendly recreation centre for local communities.
Introducing Project Sondaicus, a Jakarta-based non-profit organisation started by BINUS School Simprug that is concerned about endangered species such as Javan Rhinos.
In conjunction with the second World Clean Up Day on 21 September, for the first time, Indonesia has done a similar activity simultaneously in all of the provinces in Indonesia. A small step that hopefully makes a big difference.
As the global fashion industry receives more criticism in the last few years, more and more Indonesian companies within the supply chain are transforming their business models to reduce overall environmental impacts
Efficient management, economic benefits, community sensitivity and environmental protection are important to create a sustainable tourism destinations.
Indonesia is part of Global Opportunities for Long-term Development-Integrated Sound Management of Mercury in Indonesia’s Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (GOLD-ISMIA) supported by Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Oswar Mungkasa, Deputy Governor of Jakarta for Spatial Planning and Environment, talked to us about the city’s sustainability initiatives, waste programs and a brighter future.
Garth Wyncoll spoke to us about the international focus of the curriculum, digital shifts, and environmental-driven student activities at Bali Island School.
Pupils benefit from a very British environment in a globally-focused curriculum.
Many people are choosing to work in social enterprises these days, to help the poor, to protect the environment, to invent new ways of doing things better.
Waste4Change provides services that will help your business to invest in waste management and be responsible for your waste through sorting and recycling.
The tents were designed, crafted, and built carefully by the local carpenter with local surround wood and natural elements.
A community of volunteers is helping raise awareness of the issues involving the city’s wetlands.
With a board made up of influential businessmen in Indonesia, Indonesia Indah Foundation (IIF) hopes to be able to make some real change.
Now, more consumers are telling companies that they want to buy sustainable products from businesses that take a stand for the environment.
Filmmaker Gary Bencheghib and his brother have helped raise awareness through films about their expeditions to some of the world’s most polluted waterways.
It was good news for the environment in Bali on 21 December 2018 when Governor Wayan Koster decided to ban single-use plastics.
Sholi Pohan promotes the use of environmentally friendly coffee farming techniques that produce higher quality coffee on smaller plots of land
Love and O2 focuses on conservation and encourages an environmentally friendly lifestyle.
The office of today is sleeker, more aesthetically appealing and, for the networking opportunities they provide, a more supportive environment.
Saraswati Learning Center addresses the needs of these children and helps educate them in a supportive environment.
Uniquely designed to transcend generations of style, Danish Designs fit both contemporary and classic environments.
Norway’s deep commitment to environmental issues has helped bolster Indonesia’s participation in programmes concerning sustainability.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Danish Ambassador to talk about Indonesia and Denmark bilateral agreements on environmental issues and many more.
Using second-hand items, the Batutara Percussion’s music is truly refreshing. Deeper, it carries a mission of sustainable living through sound.
For over four decades, PT. Sharp Electronics Indonesia has connected Indonesia with the latest technology, also focusing efforts on the environment.
"World Press Photo" Exhibition captures the state of the world today in all its rawness, including the bloodshed, culture wars, and environmental issues.
In an effort to reduce its reliance on plastic, Alila Ubud has invested in an initiative to produce its own bottled water using a water purification system.
Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and TPST 3R Seminyak launched Learning Centre to foster public knowledge of and encourage participation in waste management in Bali.
Burgreens is an organic plant-based eatery and caterer that shows how healthy food can be delicious which has mission to empower women and farmers.
Relaunched after its renovation, Grand Café’s design incorporates traditional Indonesian art-forms provide a warm, welcoming, homely environment .
Beacon Academy, A school that provides a learner-centered environment that nurtures a strong sense of belonging while encouraging them to be creative.
After recently revamping its image with sharpened finishing details, Villa Puncak delivers complete peace of mind and for a relaxed and laid-back vacation.