The SMART Facilities Management Solutions Expo 2016 opens this week from 26 to 28 April at Singapore’s Sands Expo and Convention Centre, with a focus on helping practitioners in the Southeast Asian region learn about the latest trends and technologies in the industry.
Taiwan's Dalin, Nanzhuang and Sanyi townships' commitment to retaining their distinct identities in the face of globalization and improving the quality of life of residents recently saw them earn accreditation ...
Green urban spaces are vital for citizen well-being and sustainability, but they are becoming a scarce commodity in Australia's rapidly growing cities. Ahead of the DesignBUILD expo and conference, landscape architect Matthew Mackay shares innovative ideas for bringing nature back into the city.
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Can Chinese business engagement ensure sustainability and benefit the poor? Complex factors shape their operations – of which Chinese policies play only a minor role, says International Institute for Environment and Development researcher Xiaoxue Weng.
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Cities must be liveable, but they must also be affordable. Asian Development Bank urban development specialist Renard Teipelke evaluates how Asia Pacific's cities fare in terms of citizen access to amenities.
Asia is uniquely placed to provide a blueprint for combating climate change, but the region's countries must work together for everyone’s benefit, says Asian Development Bank vice-president of operations Stephen Groff.
In an age of falling commodity prices and global uncertainty, Africa must pursue sustainable development and economic diversification to continue its growth, says former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...