Policy headlines in 2017 were dominated by Trump's intervention to slow climate action, but other more encouraging news included the growing divestment and responsible finance movements, and recognition of women's capacity to drive change.
People living within low-lying states are being forced to relocate due to worsening storms and rising seas, but they will not be recognised in the United Nations migration pact talks next year - putting lives at risk, campaigners said.
Shamshad Akhtar –
In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. UNESCAP executive secretary and UN Under-Secretary-General Shamshad Akhtar explains why this is an opportunity to shape a better future for the region
Refugees are commonly framed as a drain on a country's economic resources, but the reality is that welcoming them presents huge opportunities to create shared value for Asia's private sector, says CSR Asia's Aaron Sloan.