Green building standards have created more awareness of the sustainability agenda in the industry, but on their own cannot decarbonise the built environment by 2050, says Transsolar’s managing director, Thomas Auer, tells Eco-Business.
Governments, businesses and civil society must work together to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders in these fields discussed how they can collaborate better at a recent conference in Singapore.
Teo Chee Hean –
At this week’s Ecosperity 2017 conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Mr Teo Chee Hean shared how Singapore has balanced economic, social, and environmental priorities to achieve sustainable development. Below is an excerpt of his speech.
A new report from the Business and Sustainable Development Commission makes the case that Asian companies can profit from the SDGs. It also warns that if the private sector does not seize sustainable business opportunities, the region will suffer the consequences.
Yongping Zhai –
This little understood technology has the potential to reinvent the energy sector, turn regular consumers into power producers and support countries in achieving their climate commitments, writes ADB's Yongping Zhai.
From ending poverty and hunger to responding to climate change and sustaining our natural resources, food, and agriculture. agribusinesses can make a major contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia.
Multilateral development banks cannot make decisions based solely on “economic considerations", and should include human rights to truly advance its mission of development, writes ADB's general counsel Christopher Stephens.
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 ...
For SustainAbility and GlobeScan's annual Sustainability Leaders Survey, we asked over 900 expert stakeholders representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 84 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have ...