DEVELOPMENT & SOCIETY

Clean Water for All: A Case Study of Malaysia’s Orang Asli

A water, sanitation, and hygiene initiative with an indigenous community in Malaysia shows the power of active and responsive community engagement and demonstrates how a shift in mentality must take place to bridge the gap between bottom-up initiatives and top-down policies.

China’s Waste Ban is a Wake-up Call for Japan

Although China’s ban on waste imports has forced Japan to find alternative avenues to recycle the nation’s plastic, it should also be seen as an opportunity for the Japanese government to revise its policies to the benefit of its citizens, businesses and oceans.