The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a period of turmoil across the world, but no other region has seen as many challenges as Asia. These disruptions, however, create an opportunity for business, government and civic leaders to develop new strategies towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Several Asian countries are now focusing on green recovery as part of the “next normal”. China, for example, is hoping to generate more jobs in the renewable energy sector than in fossil fuel industries.
The protection of natural resources and people’s health are vital to post-pandemic recovery, but the decision to commit to these goals and the SDGs starts today. Learn more from this analysis from the Asian Development Bank.