Indonesian president Joko Widodo has offered China's Xi Jinping an opportunity to take part in constructing the rail line to Indonesia’s second largest city, after Tokyo rejected Jakarta’s initial invitation.
The 92 companies want Japan to double its 2030 renewable energy target. Despite its carbon neutral pledge, the world’s fifth-biggest emitter is one of the most challenging markets for businesses to adopt 100 per cent clean energy.
Mary Robinson –
In the five years since the world came together to conclude the Paris climate agreement, the disastrous effects of global warming have become increasingly evident. Having squandered past opportunities, we now must start making up for lost time.
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Medilyn Manibo –
Growing green and leafy vegetables in the future would require the help of innovation, says Toshiba, the latest electronics giant seeking to address threats of natural disasters in food security.
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the …