Posted on 2021-08-18

A Complete Shift to a Paperless Society: Is It Possible?

Think back to the emails you might have received in the past month. How many of them had a message along the lines of “think before you print?” How many electronic devices and tools use “paperless” as their selling point? In both cases, your answer…

Posted on 2021-07-28

Regaining Control over Consumption: Reasoning and Tips

Do you have a junk drawer that’s filled with things you don’t use but have kept for some reason? Or perhaps you’re despairing over your bursting closet or the number of follow-up items you need to buy for your new gadget? If you’ve ever experienced…

Posted on 2021-07-13

Revisiting Ancient Innovations for Modern Environmental Problems

When you think of the words “innovation” and “technology,” what do you immediately associate them with? Most likely, it’s something to do with modernity, futurism, and development. The word that probably won’t make the list is “ancient.” And yet, ancient natural technologies might well give…

Posted on 2021-06-30

The Next Generation of TreeCorder is Here

June 30, Hong Kong – EcoMatcher proudly launches today TreeCorder 5, the next generation of iOS/Android app used by EcoMatcher’s partner foundations / NGOs that easily records every tree planted and its planter bringing transparency to tree-planting. Besides capturing a picture of each tree, TreeCorder can…

Posted on 2021-06-23

How the Global Food Industry Can Make or Break the Fight Against Climate Change

The food industry can make or break our fight against climate change in many ways. The world is at quite the precipice today: high populations and global income mean we need to produce more food; increased food production leads to compounding biodiversity loss and climate…

Posted on 2021-06-15

Blockchain will track 50 million trees through Investancia and EcoMatcher partnership

Press Release Groundbreaking new partnership will use blockchain technology to record, view, and measure the growth of 50 million Pongamia trees to be planted in the Paraguayan Chaco forest over the next decade. June 15, 2021, Asunción, Paraguay, Hong Kong – Leading agro-research company Investancia has teamed up…

Posted on 2021-06-09

What Does it Mean to Live a Net Zero Carbon Lifestyle?

When you look at numbers around climate change, the chances of understanding them are probably slim. They feel abstract and far removed, especially if they’re on a global scale. Unfortunately, that’s preventing us from making massive and necessary changes to bring climate change under control….

Posted on 2021-06-03

Menaqua and EcoMatcher teaming up to regreen Jordan

PRESS RELEASE Hong Kong – Amman – The Hague, June 3, 2021. The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan represented by the Ministry of Agriculture, EcoMatcher, and Menaqua are pleased to announce a groundbreaking partnership for planting trees in Jordan. Starting in June trees will be…

Posted on 2021-05-26

Why We Can’t Afford to Ignore Positive Tipping Points in Climate Action

When it comes to climate change, we’re forever looking for the light at the end of the tunnel. We’d like to be told that there’s a proper way to decelerate these scary changes — but most often than not, we’re told we’re only moving closer…

Posted on 2021-05-12

How Citizen Science Influences Global Climate Action

Not all scientists wear lab coats or call themselves scientists. They might be students, teachers, activists, organizers, children, politicians… the list goes on. But in the context of citizen science, they’ve contributed as much to the study of our environment and climate action as any…

Posted on 2021-04-28

How to Make Sure Your Sustainability Programs Create Value

Sustainability programs, if carried out correctly, can be powerful agents of change and innovation. That said, a lot of company-driven sustainability programs look great on paper but don’t fly in real life.  Many are generic and tend to be for show rather than impact. They don’t…

Posted on 2021-04-14

Want to hit 17 sustainable goals with 1 stone? Try tree planting

In 2015, the United Nations decided to establish the UN Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs), 17 goals dedicated to building a more sustainable and equitable world. Every year since, governments, businesses, and enterprises have been encouraged to adopt one or more of these goals and use…