In this issue brief, Dr. Thomas Tang, Sustainability Director for AECOM Asia, talked about the role and significance of a public-private partnership to effectively enable local governments in their transition towards low emissions development strategies (LEDS). A known expert in the sustainability sector for more than twenty years, Dr. Tang is currently leading a team in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The team is conducting a research on low-carbon and sustainable solutions which cities across the world can easily adopt.
In this brief, he also discussed a few business models utilized by the private sector to implement LEDS-related project in partnership with the public sector. As such, Dr. Tang also shared the challenges that a private sector might face in the pursuit of developing and implementing LEDS projects.
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