The past 12 months were slated to be a yearof sustainability action. The 2022 United NationsClimate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt sawa breakthrough in funding for the loss and damageclimate change has wrought. New legislation inthe United States and Australia raised hopes andfuelled further climate investment
While these developments are welcome, thecurrent trajectory on climate action is stillinsufficient. Abiding by existing policies and
strategies only serves to maintain a status quo thatis harmful to our planet
Asia represents the world’s biggest opportunityto make tangible change. The size of Asianpopulations and economies, together with theregion’s enormous growth potential, offers greatupsides for dlimate action.