How to Deliver the Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure that Asia Needs

Governments in Asia and the Pacific should consider the direct and indirect benefits of resilient infrastructure,...

Asian Development Bank · 2022-06-08

Transparency Will Make Global Trade and Supply Chains More Resilient, Socially Responsible

We need to know more about who is involved and what is going on at all points in the supply chain process....

Asian Development Bank · 2022-06-08

Lao-China railway, an opportunity for more sustainable transport in ASEAN

​The inauguration of 414 km electrified standard gauge Lao-China railway line has a potential to change the dynamics of ...

U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific · 2022-06-08

Two years in: Assessing US and Euro area's pandemic fiscal responses

A little over two years ago the world shut down as COVID-19 rocked daily activity. The global economy dramatically...

The Atlantic Council of the United States · 2022-05-09

The EU's Industrial Strategy: Blessing or Curse for Knowledge-intensive Industries?

EU Member States can only thrive economically if they remain attractive to research- and knowledge-intensive...

European Centre for International Political Economy · 2022-05-09

Hidden Pollution: Asia's Rivers are Teeming with Pharmaceuticals

New technologies in water treatment systems, as well as other measures, are needed to better understand the problem of...

Asian Development Bank · 2022-05-09

Five Lessons For Digitizing Asia's Water Systems

​A wide range of innovative digital technologies can improve the efficiency and resilience of water services.

Asian Development Bank · 2022-05-09

Climate change creates financial risks. Investors need to know what those are.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted recently to move a proposal forward that will require publicly...

Brookings Institution · 2022-04-11

Lessons from the Cape Town water crisis and the need for a renewed technical agenda

Cape Town, South Africa faced a crippling drought between 2016 and 2018. The widely reported "Day Zero" crisis, wherein ...

Brookings Institution · 2022-04-11

Combating climate change with a sustainable food system

Providing sustainable nutritious foods for the world's population without damaging the environment is the biggest...

Observer Research Foundation · 2022-02-14