The region's two main finance hubs are moving quickly to adopt global best practice on sustainable finance. They recognise policy certainty in this area is necessary to drive investment into companies, particularly given Asia's distinct characteristics.
Will Butler-Adams, the CEO of Brompton, on climate change, fitness and the future of urban transport.
Top 10 cities for remote working
"A study highlighting the destinations that are most attractive to digital nomads in search of a new home,
according to legislation as well as livability factors such as weather, cost of living and equality." (Source: Nespick)
It is a lot to ask of a city for it to shut down to apocalyptic levels and then reopen for a new dawn. But if one city is resilient, it is NYC, a city that is seeming a surprising uptick in real estate.
Work, education, entertainment, or simply better connectivity all draw people to urban areas. By the end of this century, around 85% of the world population are predicted to live in cities, but new research has shone a light on what suburban means for emission levels.
A majority of European countries have failed to comply with the latest nearly zero-energy buildings standards, which must be revised to make them more harmonised, says the Buildings Performance Institute Europe, a think tank.
Ever since humans started to create settlements thousands of years ago, many plant and animal species have struggled to survive. However, some have managed to find a new habitat inside and around urban areas. Could a change in human attitude towards nature help to halt the decline of biodiversity?