Healthcare emissions harm the planet, and this boomerangs and harms health. To escape this vicious cycle, we need more energy efficient hospitals, low-carbon medical products, and only the necessary medical procedures.
Sunghoon Kris Moon –
Sunghoon Kris Moon of Asian Development Bank writes how city planners in the region are using smart solutions to allow digital technology to connect infrastructure and services to the people.
Harini Nagendra –
India's worst flood in recent times is a clear warning about the dangers of rampant and thoughtless human development, writes Azim Premji University's Harini Nagendra. How are communities overcoming mistakes made in development and preparing for a future of extreme weather?
Around the world, architects and urban planners are working to bring nature back into our cities. Carlo Ratti traces the rocky relationship between cities and the natural world, and the best attempts to reconcile the two.
The goals of the Paris Agreement will be achieved if there is climate action at the ground level. Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, shares how his city is not only catalysing action against climate change at home, but also abroad.
Medilyn Manibo –
Weber Shandwick’s new study examined eight cities in Asia Pacific and how the 'soft power' attributes of cities exert influence and attract people, with Singapore topping the list for its innovative approach to sustainability and the environment.
The results of the 6th annual Korean ESG review show that management awareness for sustainability management has been further increasing, accelerated strongly since the financial crises of 2008/2009. However, certain ...
Drawing on a variety of experiences in developing models to evaluate sustainability and risk modelling tools, SolAbility has developed a model to measure the level of sustainable development, "Sustainable Competitiveness" ...