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September 23, 2009

Building Green Asia (III) (PDF)

Good basic design plus some simple solutions can yield a big payback.

September 23, 2009

Building Green Asia (II) (PDF)

How buildings can boost worker’s health and productivity.

September 23, 2009

Building Green Asia (I) (PDF)

China is accelerating efforts to save energy and set new standards for energy efficiency.

August 10, 2009

中国的绿色就业机会 (China’s potential for green jobs)

中国整体上拥有创造绿色就业机会的最有利条件。打造绿色经济,解决就业和环境危机,需要中央、省、市政府的协调行动。By Asia Business Council Program Director Janet Pau.

May 7, 2009

Little Green in Asian Construction Boom (PDF)

Government incentives bring few buildings with environmental features.

February 28, 2009

Innovation in Asia

Whether Asia can become more innovative is a question whose answer holds the key to raising Asia’s future competitiveness and living standards for its populations. The region’s past few decades of rapid economic growth have largely been driven by its ability to become the factory of the world. Foreign know-how was important and there was

January 29, 2009

港節能建築亞太區大落後 (Hong Kong lagging in green buildings) (PDF)


January 14, 2009

The Aborted Revolution

A new study contends that China never lived up to the promise of its early economic reform. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

January 20, 2009

Greener, Cheaper, Better (PDF)

Benefiting both stakeholders’ interests and the planet, the advantages of energy-efficient buildings are starting to finally take hold in the Asian construction industry.

November 15, 2008

Asia’s Gathering Food Crisis: A Silent Tsunami

The food and agriculture sector is a key part of Asia’s regional economy. Asian economies are among the world’s leading producers, consumers, exporters and importers of major agricultural commodities, most notably rice, but also other grains, oilseed, and increasingly meat. Asia is also home to two-thirds of the world’s poor, or almost 2 billion people,