Sustainability Leaders Series

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In this special series we meet Asia-Pacific’s most inspiring people and companies leading the green revolution and how they are setting the benchmark for others to follow.

We speak with international experts on ESG leadership and how the future green economy will take shape. 

This is global best practice in charting a sustainable future for our planet.

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Stakeholder capitalism is becoming increasingly prevalent and investors are also prioritizing ESG metrics into their decision-making. We talk to two leaders in Board Advisory about the growing importance of governance in the race to net-zero.

Data centers are one of the planet’s largest energy users and consequently, they face one of the toughest challenges to decarbonize as the world’s digital transformation escalates. Equinix executives discuss the carbon-neutral journey.

As the net-zero reality takes hold, the skills required to power its momentum are in hot-demand. We speak to one of the world’s leading universities about how it is attracting, supporting and educating the leaders of tomorrow.

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Almost every nation on earth signed up to the Paris agreement but how many are taking the meaningful action required to meet the UN’s sustainability goals? Esteemed universities Yale and Columbia joined forces to find out.

Transport of people and goods accounts for almost one-quarter of the world’s energy-related greenhouse gas emissions making change in the sector crucial to meeting global net-zero targets. How can the industry navigate its way forward?

With trillions flowing into funds focused on ESG performance, how much it impacts returns is increasingly central to investor’s decisions. EY and sustainability data firm ESG Book reveal the numbers that prove it’s good for business.

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The global transition from fossil fuels to renewables is critical to meeting global emissions targets. We talk to the World Energy Council and the one of the world’s foremost energy futurists about what our energy future holds.

The manufacturing industry is reportedly responsible for two-thirds of all  greenhouse gas emissions. We speak to peak global agencies working together to help the sector decarbonise – fast.

Singapore Management University’s Winston Chow, and Marie Cheong from Wavemaker Impact, describe how innovation in technology will not just help us save the planet but also be a powerful enabler across the value chain.

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The urgency to reduce carbon emissions has never been greater. With ever-increasing energy demand as the world’s digital transformation speeds up, one industry in particular faces a unique challenge to decarbonise.

Future-focused companies are already leading the way while increasing consumer and stakeholder pressure globally, is forcing the remainder to commit to net-zero emissions targets. Meet those setting the benchmark.

Our urban centres account for less than 2% of earth’s land mass but consume almost 80% of its global energy and produce more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions. How do we turn this around?

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