Month: July 2019

Agribusiness

Business as Usual won’t do: How Millennials are Driving Sustainability in Food Systems

This year at the #SRPConference2019, we are looking at the role of younger generations in the driving sustainability in food systems under Track 6: Sustainable Food Culture. Millennials are increasingly shaping up the agriculture supply chain— from the farm to the table. You’d assume that work in the agriculture sector would be losing its appeal…

22 Jul 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Agribusiness

Time to Shatter the Gender “Grass Ceiling” in Agriculture

Socio-cultural factors like traditional beliefs and practices, relative to policy interventions, may make for stronger determinants in explaining the gender gap in the agriculture sector in the rural population. An instance where social forces prevail over regulations is that while land rights are safeguarded for both men and women in India, less than 10% of…

11 Jul 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Pharmaceutical

Cleaning Validation for Cosmetic Products

Interview Session with Lathalu Krishnamoorthy, the Quality Manager of ICM Pharma Pte Ltd What current issues are impacting your industry? With rapid emergence of Generics, the competition levels are deepening year after year, not just at formulations level, but into the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients [API] as it has a direct bearing on finished product costs.…

4 Jul 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Maritime

IMO 2020 Through A Bunker Trader’s Lens

Interview Session with Carsten Ladekjaer, the CEO of Glander International Bunkering: What current issues are impacting your industry? The IMO 2020 0,5% Sulphur cap applicable from January 1st next year is the most importance issue impacting the bunker industry short- and mid-term looking ahead. What is the biggest challenge you are facing in your function?…

2 Jul 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Property

The Real Estate Scene In India

Recent market trends impacting the real estate industry1 The real estate sector in India in 2018 has been influenced by regulatory reforms, coupled with trends such as the rising penetration of technology, investments in emerging asset classes and the government’s push for affordable housing. Co-working is emerging as the go-to business model, finding favour especially…

2 Jul 2019, by IBC Asia Insights
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