Sustainable development is one of the most pressing issues facing our economy. What was once a distant goal has now become a business imperative because of climate change. Companies are increasingly integrating their environmental, social, and governance performance into business strategy. Yet, the way society and businesses are organised today has changed little.

Despite accelerated efforts, Asia Pacific is currently not on track to meet the targets set within United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. With less than 10 years on the horizon, countries within the region could risk losing their prominence in the global arena if efforts to achieve sustainability are derailed.

Asia Pacific ramps up efforts for the circular economy

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