Asia’s biggest party already features organic farms, water filtration systems for refilling and carbon offsets in mangrove trees. This year, it takes sustainability to the next level with cryptocurrency.
Arturo Martinez and Kaushal Joshi –
Systematically gathering gender-specific data on ownership of assets such as land, property or finance can help women access credit and provide a cushion during socioeconomic shocks, say ADB's Kaushal Joshi and Arturo Martinez.
Jeff Risom –
Mayors, take a listen. This is how your city can become simultaneously healthier and more liveable while limiting carbon emissions, says Jeff Risom of global urban design consultancy Gehl.
Defying sceptics, the UNEP Finance Initiative has created positive impact on a global scale. UN Global Compact founding director and Arabesque chairman Georg Kell looks at what the UNEP FI has achieved in a quarter of a century.
Keeping global warming within 2 degrees Celsius will require the world to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing energy efficiency is a relatively low-cost, easy way to do so. Why isn't the market interested?
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.