Sustainable business models are increasingly recognised in the world as "the most sound, long term business logic", UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson said at a high-level forum on financing the Sustainable Development Goals.
Developing cities can finance climate-resilient infrastructure and renewable-energy projects by improving their creditworthiness or aligning investment goals with green bond performance targets, according to a recent report.
Citing an infrastructure project that rendered all of New York city as a Wi-Fi hotspot, the World Economic Forum says public-private partnerships are key to implementing the United Nations’ goals to improve life in cities around the world.
and Jean-Michel Herrewyn –
Agent of change, commitment mechanism and sparring partner: These are roles that private operators can take on when it comes to water provision. Olivia Jensen and Jean-Michel Herrewyn explain, in the first of a two-part series.
Jacqueline Lim –
Six traits set game-changing companies such as Uber apart from the rest of the industry and will empower your business to make progress towards the SDGs. Volans' Jacqueline Lim explains.
and Svetlana Klimenko –
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the private sector must take on a broader, more integrated role in the global development agenda, say World Bank experts Mahmoud Mohieldin and Svetlana Klimenko.
Asia's rapid development is taking a toll on its natural areas, says Aban Marker Kabraji, regional director of IUCN Asia. Governments, businesses, and communities will have to work together to make sure its ecosystems are well managed.
Businesses in Singapore take note: More shoppers want to spend on brands which make positive contributions to a social or environmental cause. Be An Idea's Anthony Caravello shares how companies can appeal to these conscious consumers.
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...
New research by Corporate Citizenship reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Global Goals ...
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...
Global Grid Storage Market to Grow to $10.4 Billion in 2017: Government entities and corporates solidify the global grid storage partnership web in the wake of catastrophic technology developer failures, ...