How buildings can boost worker’s health and productivity.
China is accelerating efforts to save energy and set new standards for energy efficiency.
Government incentives bring few buildings with environmental features.
Benefiting both stakeholders’ interests and the planet, the advantages of energy-efficient buildings are starting to finally take hold in the Asian construction industry.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) increasingly has become a central business issue. Businesses are increasingly integrating social and environmental issues into their strategies and operations, to help them navigate a world in which the Internet, text messaging, and other technologies magnify any misstep. Asian businesses are increasingly putting their stamp on the global CSR debate. From …
How energy efficient will the government headquarters in Tamar be? It should be among the most energy efficient in the world since it will be a brand-new development.
Buildings account for around 30 percent of the world’s total energy consumption and a similar percentage of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. But most buildings in Asia are surprisingly inefficient at using energy for lighting, heating and cooling. More than half of the world’s new construction is taking place in China and India alone, yet …