Sustainability: Southeast Asia’s rubber sector rooting for sustainability

Promising solutions are emerging in the form of sustainable rubber practices, aimed at curbing deforestation and substantially reducing the environmental footprint within the rubber sector, adds Angelica Buan in this report.


For a variety of reasons, industries play an important role in adhering to sustainable rubber practices. Firstly, demand for rubber is consistently high, particularly in areas such as automotive, construction, and manufacturing. Traditional rubber production methods, on the other hand, frequently include deforestation, monoculture plantations, and unethical labour practices, resulting in biodiversity loss, habitat devastation, and social inequalities.

Post time: Feb-28-2024