Sonia Chand Sandhu –
Declaring rivers as “living entities” can help protect them from pollution and make the cities along their banks more livable, says ADB sustainable development expert Sonia Chand Sandhu.
Lili Fuhr and Nils Simon –
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today, but no one country or organisation can solve it alone. To address this, sustainability experts Lili Fuhr and Nils Simon make the case for a global plastics treaty.
Economic growth alone will not suffice if the Asia Pacific region is to thrive. UNESCAP's Dr Shamshad Akhtar explains how inequality and environmental degradation compromise the quality of growth, and why governance matters.
No place on earth is off limits for the tourism industry nor, unfortunately, the negative impacts it can bring. This year, declared the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the UN, here's how we can steer the tourism industry in a more sustainable direction.
If the old adage “you are what you eat” is true, then most of us are eating from the hand of corporations. But a recent decision by the “people’s court” against Monsanto emphasises the need for change.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
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 ...