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HSBC urges greater ASEAN commitment to climate-change mitigation measures

SOUTHEAST ASIA needs to commit to major investments designed to address climate change, including projects in infrastructure, power, and food security, HSBC Group said. Speaking at the Path to Net Zero webinar Thursday, Joseph Incalcaterra, chief ASEAN economist at HSBC Bank, said policymakers, governments and the private sector should ensure their projects are more responsive […]

India Smart Grid Forum and ASEAN Centre for Energy executed MoU for Cooperation for Decarbonization Initiatives in ASEAN Member States in the areas of Smart Grids, Electric Mobility and Renewable Energy Developments on Fast-track

NEW DELHI, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has long standing international partnerships on energy cooperation which have been mutually beneficial to all stakeholders (including the donors). These international partnerships support the implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025, a regional blueprint for energy […]

ASEAN Centre for Energy’s Renewable Energy Sub-Sector Network to meet virtually

The 28th annual meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Center for Energy’s Renewable Energy Sub-Sector Network (RE-SSN) will begin today; hosted virtually by Cambodia, the network will meet through May 6.

Gojek Pledges to Achieve Zero Emissions, Zero Waste & Zero Barriers by 2030 in First Annual Sustainability Report

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Media OutReach – 30 April 2021 – As part of its sustainability mission to create positive impact and long-term value for people and the planet, Gojek, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile on demand services and payments platform, today announced commitments to Three Zeros: Zero Emissions, Zero Waste and Zero Barriers, to be achieved […]

Climate Eyes Are on China, But What about ASEAN?

Last week, in an effort to reinstall the United States to a position of diplomatic visibility, Joe Biden convened a virtual meeting of political leaders from three dozen countries to discuss global climate strategy. The feather in Biden’s cap was that China’s Xi Jinping agreed to attend and deliver an address.

Mid-term Review of ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 announced

Jakarta (VNA) – The ASEAN Secretariat and the European Union Delegation in ASEAN announced the Mid-term Review (MTR) of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 on April 28.

Planned ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance would benefit from Islamic input, say international experts

Input from Islamic financial specialists will smooth the path to development of a region-wide taxonomy for financial services in Southeast Asia, Salaam Gateway understands from international experts. On March 30, finance ministers and central bank governors from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced their support for an ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable […]

Growth of solar despite COVID-19 points to Southeast Asia’s green potential

Last month, Singapore completed one of the largest floating solar energy farms in the world, the latest in a series of solar initiatives in Southeast Asia that have gone ahead despite the impacts of the pandemic. Located in the Strait of Johor to the west of Singapore, the solar farm consists of more than 13,000 […]

Propelling energy transition by empowering media

In our life today, the media play a huge role in public policy making. The media’s ability to influence is affected by several factors, such as accessibility, trust and the existing linkage between them and the authorities. The media’s influence is evident in the government’s campaign to build public awareness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

Use of hydrogen touted as a solution to carbon neutrality for ASEAN

JAKARTA (April 14): Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the East Asia Summit (EAS) need to bolster the use of renewable energy sources and work for energy sufficiency, as well as clean energy transition or decarbonisation. The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Chief Operating Officer, Hachiyama Koji […]