Reports
topics
Environment, Sustainable Development
economies
Asia
By
Temasek, World Economic Forum & AlphaBeta
Released
2021

New Nature Economy: Asia’s next wave

Temasek, World Economic Forum & AlphaBeta

Asia-Pacific is at the epicenter of the global biodiversity crisis. This report highlights the significant economic impact of biodiversity and nature loss on the region and makes the case for investing in nature-positive developments that could boost GDP, promote job growth and counteract the risks of biodiversity loss. The report spotlights three key sectors where transformation is critical to achieve the nature-positive economies: 1) food, land and ocean use; 2) infrastructure and built environment; and 3) energy and extractives. The report concludes with several recommendations that could accelerate the economy-wide shift towards nature-positive developments. Read it here.