22 Apr: On April 22nd is Earth Day 2020 – Celebrating its 50th Anniversary

PBEC’s Director of Sustainability Jeff Tucker provides us his latest insights from Thailand Click here to download full report Today is Earth Day and I would like our followers to consider that we produce over a billion tonnes of CO2 and eCO2 currently and that 4.1 million deaths are attributed to PM2.5 in the developing world alone. One of the major problems is open field burning of crop waste. One solution to this is the adoption of sustainable farming practices,…

11 Apr: Sustainable Aviation Fuels: Will Covid-19 Leave a Lasting Negative Impact on Sustainability?

Commercial aviation accounts for about 2% of global carbon emissions, while about 12% of all CO2 emissions come from the transportation sector. Within these figures, business and general aviation (B/GA) are accounted for, but it has always been a challenge to calibrate just how much these sub-sectors contribute globally versus the scheduled commercial sector. In 2019, the commercial aviation sector accounted for 915 million tonnes of CO2. CO2 emissions from commercial aircraft, excluding airports and the related supply chain industries,…

30 Mar: Upcoming Event: COVID-19 Impact on Commercial Real Estate Sectors in China & SE Asia Cities

Dear PBEC Members, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Apr 7, 2020 08:30 AM Hong Kong Topic: COVID-19 Impact on Commercial Real Estate Sectors in China & SE Asia Cities Description: “Key insights & considerations from seasoned experts on China & ASEAN Real Estate Markets” A Fire-Side Discussion brought to you by PBEC: Confirmed Panelists: KPMG China Vice Chairman Andrew Weir, Eli Konvitz Director Planning & Urban Design at Atkins & Ben Simpfendorfer Co-Founder at Silk Road Associates….

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