Colleen K. Howe

Colleen K. Howe

Colleen K. Howe is a programme associate at the Asia Business Council.

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The View | Why Asia’s CEOs fear inflation as biggest hurdle to coronavirus recovery

Supply-side constraints, loose monetary policy, geopolitical tensions and weakening consumer sentiment are some of the issues on business leaders’ minds. Asia’s economic vitality means it will remain a leading source of growth, but expect more bumps on the road to recovery.

Supply-side constraints, loose monetary policy, geopolitical tensions and weakening consumer sentiment are some of the issues on business leaders’ minds. Asia’s economic vitality means it will remain a leading source of growth, but expect more bumps on the road to recovery.

Why Asia’s CEOs fear inflation as biggest hurdle to coronavirus recovery
19 Oct 2021 - 6:25PM
The View | US-China relations: how business can help write the new rules of engagement

Deteriorating bilateral relations can benefit from expert input from the business community as Beijing and Washington redraw the lines in strategic industries. Business ties can also play a stabilising role as dialogue channels shrink elsewhere.

Deteriorating bilateral relations can benefit from expert input from the business community as Beijing and Washington redraw the lines in strategic industries. Business ties can also play a stabilising role as dialogue channels shrink elsewhere.

US-China relations: how business can help write the new rules of engagement
21 Jul 2021 - 4:33AM
The View | Carbon neutral by 2050: how Hong Kong could be a leader in green hydrogen

Given hydrogen’s versatility and energy density, the economic case for its deployment is becoming more convincing. Stakeholders in Asia need to work together across sectors and borders to build a hydrogen ecosystem.

Given hydrogen’s versatility and energy density, the economic case for its deployment is becoming more convincing. Stakeholders in Asia need to work together across sectors and borders to build a hydrogen ecosystem.

Carbon neutral by 2050: how Hong Kong could be a leader in green hydrogen
19 May 2021 - 6:36AM
The View | Coronavirus has accelerated growing awareness of need for fairer capitalism, as businesses step up to help

Companies that see themselves as stewards of the broader ecosystem have generated reserves of public goodwill and will be better placed to bounce back after the crisis.

Companies that see themselves as stewards of the broader ecosystem have generated reserves of public goodwill and will be better placed to bounce back after the crisis.

Coronavirus has accelerated growing awareness of need for fairer capitalism, as businesses step up to help
18 Aug 2020 - 11:51PM
The View | In a post-pandemic economy, Asian businesses will think smaller and safer, with worrying implications for many workers

Asia’s business leaders now start almost every discussion by talking about digital transformation. Human labour is now a business risk, given the possibility of a future outbreak. Factories may become more automated, with fewer workers.

Asia’s business leaders now start almost every discussion by talking about digital transformation. Human labour is now a business risk, given the possibility of a future outbreak. Factories may become more automated, with fewer workers.

In a post-pandemic economy, Asian businesses will think smaller and safer, with worrying implications for many workers
20 May 2020 - 9:42AM
The View | The coronavirus epidemic is a warning for Hong Kong, and others, to prepare for the reality of an ageing world

Because the coronavirus disproportionately affects people over 65, health care systems in countries with large elderly populations are struggling. The pandemic should prompt governments to consider how policies such as social distancing affect the elderly.

Because the coronavirus disproportionately affects people over 65, health care systems in countries with large elderly populations are struggling. The pandemic should prompt governments to consider how policies such as social distancing affect the elderly.

The coronavirus epidemic is a warning for Hong Kong, and others, to prepare for the reality of an ageing world
18 Mar 2020 - 7:00AM