Asia will drive the growth of the global aviation industry in the next 20 years, expanding the region’s role in ensuring that the industry becomes less taxing on the environment. Here’s a look at what Asia’s airports are doing to prepare for a future of low-carbon aviation.
Indonesia's largest online food delivery service, Go-Food, has introduced a charge for disposable cutlery. It could be the first delivery service in Southeast Asia to do so, as the region searches for business solutions to the plastic pollution crisis.
Bambang Susantono –
In Asia's growing megacities, an infrastructure finance gap is slowing mass transport development, resulting in thousands of hours wasted in horrendous traffic. Land value capture could unlock finance, writes ADB's Bambang Susantono.
Melissa Chong –
With Indonesia, Thailand and India moving towards national guidelines on responsible business conduct, there is increasing pressure for companies in Asia to be transparent about human rights, writes Melissa Chong.
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.
Todd Reubold, Ensia.com –
Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
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.
Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to promote equitable human well-being with lower resource use, the report cautions that the Asia-Pacific region cannot depend on declining natural resource costs for ...