#resilience News

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Asian manufacturers are starting to green their operations but also need to make factories and employees resilient to heat and floods.
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Malaysia, a biodiversity hotspot, has many economic activities that are dependent on nature and its services. The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)'s new framework provides recommendations on how businesses can adapt.
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Bangladeshi farmers are adapting to deal with worsening salinity and climate change, yet fears are growing for their livestock.
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This World Indigenous Peoples Day, Eco-Business asks Indigenous youths from Asia and Latin America what the world can learn from their cultures about fighting climate change.
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#resilience Opinion

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Southeast Asia must prioritise climate resilience, encompassing adaptation and mitigation. The process must be strategically managed, informed by data and applied across a broad range of solutions.
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To achieve carbon neutrality, ASEAN+3 countries must overhaul their economic strategies, which will almost certainly mean a period of slower growth. By mobilising public and private climate finance, however, policymakers could mitigate the transition’s impact and create a greener and more resilient continent.
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India’s vital monsoon rains can be disrupted by an El Niño which is a major concern for crop production.
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When given the chance, women are responsible stewards who use their extensive knowledge and skills to protect and restore the land in their possession.
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#resilience Videos

Juice Media parody ad mocking government inaction on climate change
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
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With a vision to end the drudgery of manual rickshaw pulling, social enterprise SMV Green is also helping restore clean air in one of India's most polluted cities through electric rickshaws.
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EB Studio About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
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The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
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#resilience Podcasts

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
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Exclusive As the country plunges into a recession borne out of the pandemic, how can it get back on its feet? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to top Filipino environmentalist Loren Legarda on how conservation should not take a backseat to economic development.
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