Media

November 26, 2009

Building foundations for an energy-efficient world (PDF)

Killer typhoons in Taiwan and on mainland China. A failed monsoon in India. The UN secretary general in the Arctic pleading for action on climate change as politicians bickerover the costs. By Asia Business Council Executive Director Mark L. Clifford.

October 22, 2009

China must keep its eyes fixed on the exit

China, like much of the world, is breathing a sigh of relief that economic disaster has been averted. Better-than-expected macro-economic data are driving growing optimism. But government officials and businessmen should not delude themselves: going back to pre-crisis ways would be a serious mistake. By Asia Business Council Chairman Qin Xiao.

October 1, 2009

Asia Business Council Members More Upbeat (PDF)

A survey by the Asia Business Council has found that its members–who are the chairmen and chief executives of leading Asian companies or multinational corporations – are significantly more optimistic about the economy.

September 29, 2009

Asian Businesses Embrace Optimism

Asian business leaders are confident about economic recovery, according to a survey of companies that have a market capitalisation of more than $1,000 billion.

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 20, 2009

Real Green Shoots (PDF)

Creating green jobs is Asia’s best hope for dealing with climate change and rising unemployment. 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.