At least US$2.5 trillion annually is needed to achieve the SDGs, but investing in climate and sustainable development projects can be perceived as risky business by traditional investors. Experts at the Responsible Business Forum offer pointers on how to get financiers on board.
Cities are under pressure to bring their infrastructure up to speed.
A third national car manufacturer would deter sustainable development in Malaysia, argues Malaysian Youth Delegation’s Mike Campton.
With increasing urbanisation, Asia faces enormous challenges to ensure environmental sustainability and the liveability of its cities while maintaining economic growth. But the solutions are already within our reach, says Ken Kawai of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Asia is on the lookout for solutions to pressing challenges like climate change, urbanisation , and pollution. Here’s why Singapore’s upcoming CleanEnviro Summit will help meet this demand for sustainability technology and knowledge.
It now makes economic sense for most corporates in India to look for a cheaper source of power, particularly through renewable energy, according to a new report from The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a sister organization of the World Bank, is making a big push in the Asia-Pacific region.
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