Tag : sustainability

September 7, 2022

Making Globalization Work Better for Asia

Asia’s economic growth and development have been unparalleled over the past 75 years. Poverty has declined continuously and more rapidly than at any time in recorded history, and significant welfare gains have been achieved. These achievements have been driven by Asia’s growing participation in international trade and global value chains, which underpin the globalization process.

April 1, 2022

Increasing Supply Chain Resilience in Asia

Increasing supply chain resilience in Asia can help blunt the worst effects of climate change, improve biodiversity and closed loop thinking, and even help eradicate the scourge of modern slavery.

July 7, 2022

Asia Business Council Statement on Climate Action and Sustainable Growth

Members of the Asia Business Council recognize that climate change and nature loss pose an existential threat to current and future generations and put the region’s continued economic growth and competitiveness at risk. We seek to be a collective voice in support of the private sector’s role in building a more sustainable future for Asia.

February 22, 2021

Measure, Manage, Disclose: Asia’s Corporate Path to Net-Zero Emissions

Blunting the impact of climate change is our time’s greatest challenge. The landmark 2015 Paris Agreement on climate pledged to keep the rise in global temperatures to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The overall Paris pledge is the sum of individual country pledges, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), to drive decarbonization. But,

June 23, 2021

Private Money for the Public Good – Unlocking Private Equity for Asia’s Sustainable Finance

Chloris Jiaqi Kang, from the National University of Singapore, writes that addressing key challenges facing sustainable financing in private equity can help channel more private money for the public good in Asia. Given their unique combination of risk capital and operational expertise, private equity funds are well positioned to use equity to create the best