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  • opinion 22 May 2015

    The health benefits of fighting climate change

    Governments often see climate change as too costly to address. But given the impact of climate change and air pollution on human health, it is too costly to ignore, say health experts Patricia Garcia and Peter van den Hazel.

  • opinion 22 May 2015

    Development finance with Chinese characteristics?

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund have been criticised as efforts to displace the World Bank, but China is more interested in improving them, say UN Conference on Trade and Development's Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon.

  • news 21 May 2015

    What skills does a sustainable Asia need?

    As climate change and reducing emissions climb to the top of the policy agenda, what type of jobs and opportunities will this lead to, and how can Asia ensure it has the right skills?

  • news 21 May 2015

    Pharma’s thirst for pure, clean water

    The need to meet stringent manufacturing standards is pushing pharmaceutical companies to embrace new technologies and enhance their sustainability efforts. Water treatment, which provides highly purified water and treats wastewater, is one field that is benefitting from this shift.

  • news 21 May 2015

    Realising the potential of Singapore's sharing economy

    Hidden in people's parked cars, vacant homes and empty offices lies a billion-dollar opportunity, thanks to the global rise of the sharing economy, which could generate $335 billion of revenue globally by 2025. How can Singapore capitalise on the benefits of collaborative consumption?


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