Governmental policies can influence individual investor behavior, driving them towards sustainable investments and shaping' risk perceptions and investment choices.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific face challenges and opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon future. Clear plans and coordinated efforts can make the difference.
Climate change is creating uncertainties for companies around the world. With the right policies, governments can help them to navigate tumultuous times and support green transformation.
Asia and the Pacific’s developing countries should entrench the rule of law, grounded in openness, transparency, and inclusion, to achieve an equitable transition to decarbonized economies.
Addressing the climate emergency will require all the funding possible from as many diverse sources as possible. Islamic climate finance instruments could help in Asia and in many other parts of the world.
Without progress on climate and biodiversity, there will be no progress on food security. To address these interlinked challenges, we need an unprecedented level of multilateral, private, and public sector cooperation.
During times of disaster and crisis, fast and detailed information is needed. Big data solutions have the potential to save lives and economic assets if the right frameworks are put in place. This will be increasingly important as climate change takes its toll.
To urgently close the adaptation gap, a new and innovative approach is needed in funding and financing climate change adaptation strategies.
Extreme heat has a unique impact on women's lives in Asia and the Pacific. Effective, gender-responsive strategies are needed to build resilience and ensure women’s health and economic security.
The time to act against the changing climate is now, as the investments made today will determine the resilience of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region for generations to come.
Decisive action is needed to improve air quality and cut carbon dioxide emissions in the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The health sector is both a first responder to climate change and a major contributor to the problem. It should take a leading role in the far-reaching solutions needed to address the issue.
The ability of the economies of the Caucasus and Central Asia to effectively respond to external shocks critically depends on their cooperation in diversifying trade and transport routes. The right policies and development of the Middle Corridor is a key to success.
Economies in Asia and the Pacific should consider utilization rates as a regional public good allowed to raise the value of trade agreements and foster regional value chains.