UN report provides year-end snapshot of Asia-Pacific’s recovery

As 2009 draws to a close, ensuring sustained recovery in the new global economic panorama has brought greater prominence to the role of regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, and of the need for the region to drive its own development in order to act as an anchor for global recovery in the future, according to a year-end update of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009, which will be launched on Monday, 30 November, at 11 a.m., at FCCT in Bangkok.

UN talks focus on ICTs as stimulus to economic growth in Asia-Pacific region

The United Nations is exploring how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can lead the way in Asia and the Pacific achieving greater economic growth, stronger development and help in combating climate change.

Asia-Pacific must re-think trade-led development, says UN report

Asia-Pacific exports are on the upswing, but the region must use trade…

UN notes growth of good corporate citizenship among Asia-Pacific enterprises

Although more companies in Asia and the Pacific are taking into account such issues as environmental and social concerns there needs to be a sustained effort to ensure that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is integrated into the operations of all businesses, according to a pair of meetings organized by ESCAP.