Often blunt and outspoken toward critics, Datuk Sam Mannan won the ire of timber companies by declaring hundreds of thousands of hectares of rainforest as permanent forest reserves. It is unclear where he will end up.
Ahead of the International Green Building Conference 2016, Dutch architect Ron Bakker behind Amsterdam's The Edge - widely considered to be the most smart and sustainable office in the world - explains why architects should first and foremost aim to make office spaces enjoyable and productive.
and M. Reza Hosseini –
It's easy to find developments with green accreditation, but it's harder to quantify what these actually mean. Are green building standards helping us build more sustainable cities, ask Deakin University's Igor Martek and M Reza Hosseini.
Laura Reed –
Working in a large corporation's in-house sustainability team can be daunting; Spark Strategy strategic advisor Laura Reed shares tips on how to achieve an meaningful shift in organisational culture and practices.