A week after a UN report revealed Southeast Asia’s slow progress on the SDGs, government and business leaders came together at the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources to discuss how Asean can achieve green growth.
Ingrid van Wees –
Humanity only has three years left to safeguard the climate, but a lot more funding than what is currently available is required to build a low-carbon future. ADB's Ingrid van Wees suggests that local currency green bonds could be the answer.
and Shira Idris –
Asean faces common challenges as a result of climate change, including sea level rise, mass migration, humanitarian crises, and international conflict. Here's how the region can work together to address these climate risks.
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.