What does climate change look like through a female lens? This year's Women's Forum Singapore gathered over 700 delegates and speakers in a conversation about gender equality and how women's leadership is crucial to saving the planet.
Governments in Asia Pacific may lack the much-needed data to fix urban challenges themselves, but 100RC's Andrew Salkin says there is one group in the private sector that governments can partner with for more resilient and liveable cities.
If Asia’s sprawling built environment is going to thrive in a future shaped by climate change, technology will have to help. Here are some of the coolest tech innovations Eco-Business saw during Singapore Green Building Week.
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The Asian miracle has seen living standards rise – but citizens aren’t getting any happier. Companies can help by measuring and improving how people feel about life, writes Richard Hardyment.
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Technology can help tackle the world's water problems but will not work in isolation. Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada explain why we need policies, governance and management working in tandem with innovation to solve water crises.
With increasing urbanisation, Asia faces enormous challenges to ensure environmental sustainability and the liveability of its cities while maintaining economic growth. But the solutions are already within our reach, says Ken Kawai of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Southeast Asia continues to be the worst-performing region globally in terms of renewable energy deployment and the electrification of the transport sector, but this resistance can't last, says Sindicatum CEO Assaad Razzouk.
Terra Antarctica, as it is also known, has a way of cutting you down to scale and making you ponder your own insignificance, Christine Amour-Levar shares from an all-female expedition to one of the planet's most inhospitable places.
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The trailer of the documentary produced by Eco-Business, which is to be screened at the Changing Course exhibition in Singapore from 1 June to 12 July, captures the remote wilderness that is Antarctica and asks what the demise of this pristine landscape means for Asia.
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 ...