Real estate in Thailand: On the way to a sustainable architecture

Like in many other countries in Europe and America, in Asia, sustainability has become a new focus also for residential property developments. This is particularly an urgent move at a time when the globe is facing risks from climate change and illnesses.

AIDF Food Security Summit to tackle problem of food security development

Sustainability has unquestionably become the key focus for development. Asia is poised for more rapid growth, but growth without sustainability will be untenable. Now more than ever there is a need for innovative yet sustainable solutions for tackling issues such as economic development and poverty alleviation.

Asia-Pacific Region needs dramatic improvements in Resource Efficiency

A new ‘green’ industrial revolution is needed in the Asia-Pacific region that catalyzes dramatic improvements in resource efficiency if the countries and communities there are to prosper in the 21st century.

Thailand’s BOI Fair to focus on environment

The theme of the fair is “Going Green for the Future” in line with Thailand Board of Investment’s new policy shift towards promoting investment for sustainable development.

ASEAN to Accelerate Energy Connectivity

ASEAN is actively discussing a common target for the region to work towards having a higher percentage of renewable energy sources and new energy technologies, such as cleaner coal technology, in the regional energy mix, including the projected targets until 2030

China and the World Bank explore sustainable economic growth

In next 10 years, however, Zoellick said he could not imagine China continuing to rely on exports for growth, especially when developed economies have had difficulties recovering

Asia-Pacific governments endorse agenda for sustainable development

Bangkok (UN ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – Asia-Pacific countries concluded a week-long annual United Nations forum in Bangkok today, finalizing a comprehensive social and economic agenda for sustainable and inclusive development in the region.

A New Decade in Sustainable Transport in Asia, 23 to 25 August 2010, Bangkok

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan, United Nations ESCAP, and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development, with supports from various international organizations and donor agencies, will be jointly organizing the Fifth Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum from 23 to 25 August 2010 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, in Bangkok, Thailand.