Powerhouses in urban technology, Singapore and France are building on their historical strengths to jointly develop new innovations in smart cities, energy management and mobility solutions. FRS looks at how French firms are breaking new ground in cleantech and urban solutions in Singapore.
The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership has launched an Asean Hub which aims to channel a mix of public, private and charitable money - called blended finance - to fund Asia’s US$26 trillion need for infrastructure by 2030.
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The ambition and size of China's Belt and Road Initiative will have far-reaching impacts for development in the region. WRI China's Shouqing Zhu outlines how China could imbue sustainability into its massive infrastructure plan.
Floods and natural disasters across Asia-Pacific are worrisome threats to the region's communities and economies. UN ESCAP executive secretary Shamshad Akhtar outlines ways the region can build resilience to extreme weather events.
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 ...