The mostly Chinese-financed coal project was to begin construction in 2016, but its proponents must now get a new impact assessment after judges criticised efforts to force the project on the local community.
Scott Wayne and Cynthia Castillejos-PetalcorinDonghyun Park –
As global tourism booms, is it becoming a victim of its own success? Not if it takes these five steps along a sustainable development path, write ADB experts Donghyun Park and Cynthia Castillejos-Petalcorin and SW Associates' Scott Wayne.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
To mark the fifth year of Zero Waste Month, Parañaque City held week-long activities to highlight the Philippines' waste reduction ambitions. But plastics used at the event were inconsistent with a ceremony that should have walked the talk.
Annika Mock –
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...
New research by Corporate Citizenship reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Global Goals ...