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Designing Fair Shares Prosperity in Asia
Asia’s future depends on sustainable investments, prosperity shared by all, not export-led growth
Jun 01, 2012 - Comments (0)


An Asian perspective on the world food crisis and its impact on development (UNCTAD)
Soaring food prices are impacting on the prosperity and development of countries across Asia, including China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam.
Mar 28, 2012 - Comments (0)


Radical new thinking was missing from Davos
Discussions at the World Economic Forum meeting focused largely on growth and left sustainable transformation at the periphery, says Chandran Nair
Jan 31, 2012 - Comments (0)


Crowded Out
Hania Zlotnik, Chandran Nair and Fred Pearce talk to the IHT Magazine editor Serge Schmemann about the booming population and the issues related to it.
Dec 02, 2011 - Comments (0)


Asian consumption is a grave threat
In an Op-Ed for CNBC's Energy Opportunities, Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow, illustrates the challenges created by Asia's demand for fossil fuels.
Nov 21, 2011 - Comments (0)


The world food crisis - An Asian perspective
Asian policymakers have shifted their focus from a development path traditionally dominated by agricultural self-sufficiency to one mandated by the industrial and manufacturing sector.
Oct 27, 2011 - Comments (0)


Game over for Western capitalism
Chandran points out that capitalism has essentially hit a wall and a very different conversation needs to take place. This article is part of a collection headlined Has Western capitalism failed? – was first published on the BBC News website.
Sep 26, 2011 - Comments (0)


How to Accommodate 9 Billion and Save the Environment
In an Op-Ed for Yale Global Online Magazine, Chandran points out that Asia cannot afford to mimic the American lifestyle and would be wise to ignore western encouragement for greater consumption in pursuit of economic growth.
Aug 30, 2011 - Comments (1)


On Asia’s Global Responsibility
In the "Read My Lips" section of The Globalist, Chandran explains why it is up to Asia to fashion a more environmentally and socially conscious brand of capitalism — one distinct from the unsustainable consumption-driven model of capitalism that predominates today.
Jul 02, 2011 - Comments (0)


Can the Planet Support More Americas?
Chandran discusses this possibility in the International Herald Tribune: three giant economic powerhouses, with citizens who buy, sell and consume, all in pursuit of their versions of the American Dream. That’s where economists say we’re heading, but is this a good idea?
Jun 06, 2011 - Comments (0)