Senior business leaders, government officials and civic society leaders convened on June 3 at the Eco Action Day Dialogue, marking World Environment Day, to discuss ways to help the country go from agreement to action.
The "grow now, clean up later" approach which has dominated economic development for the past century just isn't working anymore as multiple environmental crises prove. Green growth may be a better way forward for Asia and the world.
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CIFOR scientists Anne Larson and Ashwin Ravikumar unravel the complex web of legal arrangements in tropical forest countries to reveal some of the forces shaping land use change.
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.
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.
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...