Investments that Consider Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance Issues Can Help Reduce Carbon Emissions
More funds should be allocated to innovative firms and essential projects in the areas of renewable energy, electronic vehicles, storage batteries, hydrogen technology, and carbon capture, usage, and storage.
The 14th five-year economic Plan presents a unique opportunity to transition toward high-quality development by addressing the social and environmental challenges that have emerged after decades of rapid growth.
For maximum impact in the effort to clean the world’s oceans, we need to reduce the use of plastic, improve waste management and build capacity for large-scale clean up.
Gender equality needs to be at the forefront to make environmental policies more effective and to speed the full recovery from COVID-19.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific region depend on natural resources for jobs, livelihood, health and well-being. We need to protect these valuable resources as we emerge from the pandemic.