Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Transitions in the ASEAN Region: A Resource Perspective - Summary for Policymakers

United Nations Environment Programme ; International Resource Panel (2018)

Drawing from the conclusions in the forthcoming global report of the International Resource Panel “The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization” this regional report aims to support policy makers by delving into the specifics of the ASEAN member countries – their dense cities, economic growth characteristics, susceptibility to climate change impacts, high informality, relative political stability, and other characteristics – and shows a way forward that speaks to the opportunities and obstacles faced by regional leaders.