Fourteen of the countries have made a net zero pledge including major emitter UK, as well as climate-vulnerable nations like Fiji and Malawi. Indonesia is the only Asian country with a decarbonisation goal for healthcare.
This year’s Ricoh Eco Action Day Forum will gather leaders from the worlds of business, government and civil society to explore ways to drive inclusive growth while sustaining the environment for generations to come.
Experts say that a 'One Health' approach is urgently needed to prevent future pandemics — simultaneously addressing human, animal and ecosystem health, protecting humanity and nature, and incorporating disease risk into decision-making.
Sarah Hawkes and Kent Buse –
The pandemic has highlighted the need to ensure that everyone understands that gender equality is a public good, one that will help to usher in the healthier societies we seek.
Junaid Nabi –
The international community must join forces and develop a collective approach to help India address its Covid-19 crisis, not only for moral reasons, but also because the health of other countries’ populations and economies are at stake.
Anatole Manzi –
Covid-19 will persist much longer than anticipated. If countries do not take action soon to ensure the continuity of essential health services during the pandemic, the future death toll from other diseases will be unacceptably high.