Keetie Roelen –
There's more to poverty relief than just increasing material wealth; taking shame seriously must be part of any poverty-reduction strategy, says Center for Social Protection at the Institute of Development Studies co-director Keetie Roelen.
Shigehiro Shinozaki –
What benefits do Asia's poor and under-served communities stand to gain from digital finance inclusion? How can mobile money services be customised to make people's lives better? ADB's Shigehiro Shinozaki explores.
Beyond its positive impacts to climate and the environment, a transformation to 100 per cent renewable energy will also spur several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), say ADB's Priyantha Wijayatunga and UNDP's Alexandra Soezer.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
In a bid to prevent another haze crisis, Indonesian agribusiness firms have developed innovative ways to work with communities to stop burning land. Here's how the fire free village programme is tackling the issue, one village at a time.
On International Happiness Day, meet three young people who are helping to make the world more peaceful, equitable, healthy, and happy -- and how they were honoured by the United Nations with help from their little "blue" friends.
Hannah Koh –
Bringing together key figures in the private and public sectors, this year’s Responsible Business Forum will offer lessons on how business can be a force for good and harnessed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.