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COVID-19: 3 Lessons for Climate Change

The current pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. And yet, one unlikely beneficiary has emerged amidst the slowdown caused by COVID-19—our…


Care Work in the Time of COVID-19: Women’s Unpaid Care Burden in Four Charts

The UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19 warns that COVID is more than just a health crisis. The pandemic has exposed many societal shortcomings, especially inequalities,…  


Community-Led Resilience and Response System: The Case for Sabah

COVID-19 has not directly impacted the orang kampung (villagers) in Sabah, with very few cases occurring in the state interior. Rather, the impact felt by rural and indigenous groups is a direct…  



Reflections on Risks in Real-World Experiments

The Accelerator Labs, and the Experimenters in particular, have been tasked with developing experiments that test portfolios of solutions and with building portfolios of experiments that shed light on…  


COVID-19 and the Most Vulnerable Among Us

Unlike health vulnerability, socioeconomic vulnerability is far more insidious, reaching deep into our homes (even with our best efforts to avoid it), and its treatment (government assistance and…  


Protecting Our Waters Through Parks: A User-Led Design Experience

After almost six weeks of being stuck indoors due to the Movement Control Order (MCO), some of us in Malaysia may have forgotten that nature exists!  


Accelerated Innovation in Times of COVID-19: The Journey for Malaysia

COVID-19 has unwittingly driven the innovation engine—often not the foremost priority for most organizations—forward in every layer and pocket of society in Malaysia.  


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