Building Sustainable Cities

STARTING DATE: 1 Jan 2020

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TOTAL UPDATE: 14 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.

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24 Dec 2021

Unlocking a city's potential

Thailand's art scene and creatives spaces can become key economic drivers.

24 Dec 2021 4
Unlocking a city's potential
17 Dec 2021

Bangkok urged to go green

Surrounded by high-rises, large trees offer shade to urban residents, protecting them from all kinds of pollution. Nevertheless, the expansion of green space in Bangkok remains a tough nut to crack now that vacant land is harder to come by. But an environmental expert believes building pocket parks around corners and turns can help increase green cover and make the city more sustainable.

17 Dec 2021
Bangkok urged to go green
10 Dec 2021

The best of both worlds

One of the challenges facing organisations around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic is how to provide the most efficient office model that allows for the best mix of remote and office work.

10 Dec 2021
The best of  both worlds
3 Dec 2021

Working towards a zero-waste world

When Sarintorn Phansopa's father started his small business collecting used paper almost five decades ago, he didn't realise he would play a big role in making the world a cleaner, greener place.

3 Dec 2021
Working towards a zero-waste world
26 Nov 2021

Deconstructing carbon

Beyond attractive and functional design, making sure properties are friendly to both people and planet is now a common goal of the real estate sector. Operating with environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices in mind is today's pressing agenda and also the way of the future.

26 Nov 2021
Deconstructing carbon
19 Nov 2021

Brave new world

During the Covid-19 pandemic when academic institutes are forced to close, online learning equates to borderless learning which allows people to learn anywhere, anytime and any subject. Aside from students, people who work from home also have more time to turn to online learning to enhance their knowledge.

19 Nov 2021
Brave new world
12 Nov 2021

Sustainable returns

The sustainability trend is shaping the business and investment landscape. From climate change to the Covid-19 pandemic, the interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is now at the forefront of everyone's mind -- from consumers to investors.

12 Nov 2021
Sustainable returns
5 Nov 2021

Focusing on food security

Years ago, Kanittha Tree­rattanaphon never imagined the world would be hit by a pandemic that would sabotage the lives of millions in the blink of an eye. Now coupled with climate change, food shortages, drought, economic downturn and unemployment, the global crisis has made her realise that even money cannot buy everything.

5 Nov 2021
Focusing on food security
29 Oct 2021

Building a sustainable future

Clad in face masks, urban dwellers brave not only the coronavirus but also smog. Bangkok has been suffocating in polluted air from various sources that release greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere.

29 Oct 2021
Building a sustainable future
22 Oct 2021

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.

22 Oct 2021
Better health is a click away