Bringing technology into industries like farming and waste collection in Asia is opening up opportunities for sustainable development. Here are three companies that are changing the world’s oldest and most necessary professions.
Experts at the recent Green Cities conferences in Sydney gazed into their crystal balls and identified six key trends that city leaders and building and real estate sectors cannot ignore if they want a sustainable and secure future.
Industrial size food composters, robot cleaners and Internet of Things solutions to keep track of visitorship and maximise manpower use – newly launched integrated community centre, Our Tampines Hub, is a beast in the east of sustainability.
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Utility companies have long ignored trends such as technology and changing consumer expectations. But these five disruptive trends will force the sector to innovate and adapt, says Panoramic Power chief executive officer Yaniv Vardi.
Some 64 per cent of Asia will be urbanised by 2050 and national governments are joining hands with the private sector to leverage the opportunity for sustainable development, writes Schneider Electric's Tommy Leong.
If fintech is to reach its potential to advance the global public good, it must take into account the environment, says Simon Zadek, co-director of the UNEP Inquiry into Design Options for a Sustainable Financial System.