Asia and the Pacific is a key driver of a technological revolution that is profoundly transforming the way we live, work and relate to one another. At the same time, the region is also one of the most digitally divided, with less than 14 per cent of the population connected to affordable and reliable high-speed Internet. Around 52 per cent of… view more
Despite global economic growth, the world is still facing a variety of challenges including climate emergency, hunger, poverty, environmental degradation, and now, a global disease pandemic that has exacerbated the suffering that humanity is experiencing. Acknowledging the importance of multi-sectoral partnerships and collaborations, Tzu Chi… view more
This webinar will:
- Discuss on green finance opportunities and challenge in Thailand
- Raise awareness of what is green and where to invest
- Promote green bond issuance as a tool to finance green investment in Thailand
Date: Friday, 7th August, 2020
Monitoring of SDGs under Agenda 2030 is the focus for national statistical systems which has huge data demands. Big data and other non-traditional data sources are an exciting prospect for national statistical offices to meet this increasing demand for more statistics of greater timeliness and relevance specially during COVID-19 pandemic. Human… view more
Plastic waste has been identified as a potential destructor of our habitat (such as corals or sea grasses), physical chocking of marine life and also accumulation of micro plastics. Already, some 8 million tonnes of plastics enter our ocean every year, through different routes like global rivers adding to the estimated 150 million tonnes… view more
How to reduce plastic waste in food delivery and takeaway?
Single-use plastic consumption is increasing. Recently, plastics in food delivery, takeaway and online commerce saw an additional rise due to COVID-19 related closures and distancing measures.
Let’s find out more about innovative solutions and how you can… view more
This webinar discusses what is needed to make green projects "bankable", the role of a guarantee in a green bond issuance, how rating agencies analyze bonds' credit standing, and what can be done to mobilize more capital through green bonds.
- Cedric Rimaud, CFA - ASEAN Programme… view more
SDSN and the Government of Finland are inviting interested people to an official HLPF side event on timely data for the SDGS!
Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 8:00 to 9:00 EDT | 14:00 to 15:00 CEST | 15:00 to 16:00 EEST | … view more