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How remote workers can help businesses be sustainable

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URBANISATION is a rising trend which sees hundreds of millions of people, especially in Asia, migrating from smaller towns to the big cities, bringing challenges to lawmakers and urban planners addressing growth and other challenges, including the environment and climate change.

There are both advantages and disadvantages when it comes to urbanisation, as companies and organisations would have to deal with environmental and social issues, along with congestion and pollution that comes with workers commuting to work in busy cities – with workers having long commutes in inefficient public transport.

However, several members of a panel discussion at The Economist‘s Sustainability Summit 2018 in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday believe this is why remote working could be part of an overall solution to problems that come along with the growth of cities and populations.

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Dr Dahlia........

© Asian Correspondent