The mass extinction of species across the planet requires public development banks to take a central role in helping address biodiversity loss, climate change and human well-being.
Effective risk management for flash flood disasters is now achievable, thanks to 21st century technological advances in communication technology, spatial data analysis, and weather prediction.
An integrated nature-based approach that uses biodiversity and ecosystem services will help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.
Small and medium-sized enterprises make up more than 96% of all Asian businesses. Their survival and resilience is essential for a green recovery.
Flash floods have increased and become more unpredictable, and their toll on lives and livelihoods is growing as well. There is much we still don’t know about how to manage floods, but there are key policy actions we can take now.
There is evidence of a positive link between sustainable behavior and financial return which will likely drive the continued growth of green and social finance.
Evidence shows that green and social finance are associated with positive environmental and social outcomes and can contribute to a more sustainable world.
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.