Building Sustainable Cities

STARTING DATE: 1 Jan 2020

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TOTAL UPDATE: 5 STORIES

Building Sustainable Cities is a 13-part series that explores essential elements & insights on how individuals and businesses can take action to forge a cleaner, greener tomorrow in collaboration with UOB Thailand.

Building Sustainable Cities
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Better health is a click away

Having attended to a huge number of patients at a public hospital in Bangkok, Dr Anucha Panoi understood the physical pain facing the sick. At the same time, he also saw the emotional pain caused by the limitations of access to medical specialists among patients in desperate need of help.

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Better health is a click away
15 Oct 2021

Pandemic leads to epidemic

The Covid-19 crisis has led to a rapid rise in household trash, including problematic contaminated waste. How the city addresses this may determine Bangkok's future.

15 Oct 2021 1
Pandemic leads to epidemic
8 Oct 2021

Not all trash is equal

People know recycling is the process of converting waste into reusable material. But as they assume that recycling is a solution to waste pollution, they do not pay much attention to how much waste they throw away in the first place.

8 Oct 2021
Not all trash is equal
1 Oct 2021

Bangkok struggles to keep head above water

Rainy weeks have sparked fears that Bangkok will be submerged, prompting authorities to implement flood measures ranging from unclogging the dilapidated drainage system to monitoring water levels around the clock.

1 Oct 2021
Bangkok struggles to keep head above water
30 Sep 2021

Looking towards a greener future

Forbes reported earlier this year that consumers across the world have exhibited a strong shift in preferences for more sustainable products, especially over the past five years. While buyers want companies and brands to use more recycled materials, consumers also are moving away from fossil fuels while at the same time reconsidering their roles as stewards of the resources they use.

30 Sep 2021
Looking towards a greener future