Cities are crucial to economic activities and growth. In Asia Pacific, they generate over 80 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP). As the region continues to grow, the population densities of Asian cities are also rising, increasing demand for rapid urban development in these areas. How do build enough without creative a negative impact to the environment and our community? What can Governments and Corporations do to ensure that quantity and quality are achieved amid the rapid growth.
Building Asia: The Way Forward presented a high-impact discussion on the potential, challenges and long-term plans for Bangkok's transformation into a sustainable city. Industry leaders and experts also discussed the integral role of green buildings, and the opportunities for developing them in Thailand's fast growing capital.
Building Asia: The Way Forward was produced by CNBC Creative Solutions, the branded content and commercial production unit of CNBC International.
Lisa is a former co-anchor of CNBC Asia’s top-rated flagship morning program Squawk Box. Her experience conducting live interviews translates into lively and thought-provoking panel conversations. She is known for asking tough questions so conference attendees feel they have been exposed to fresh perspectives and new ideas.
Lisa has interviewed numerous CEOs, central bank governors and heads of state including Indonesia’s Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Thailand’s Abhisit Vejjajiva, New Zealand’s Helen Clarke and Canada’s Kim Campbell. She has moderated conferences on everything from the global economy and finance to talent wars and women’s issues.
*All time given are in Bangkok time zone