While I have been working in sustainable development for the last 13 years, I have often wondered why individual interest takes precedence over collective interest when we have everything to gain together. I am, however, not alone in this thought. Sébastien Bohler, a Doctor in Neuroscience has an interesting theory about this, which interestingly, also explains the causes of global warming.Continue reading »
By 2050, 16% of the world’s population (1,5 billion) will be older than 65 years!
This demographic has significant implications for sustainable development. In developed countries, population ageing and healthcare costs are now a national concern. In fact, for sustainable development outcomes, fostering healthy ageing and social integration of the elderly is imperative. But how?
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a conference organized by Eco-Business: Unlocking capital for sustainability. I met a lot of fantastic and exceptionally committed people, starting with Singapore’s Minister for Environment and Water Resources, MasagosZulkifli.Continue reading »