The best and brightest students in Asia gather yearly to discuss regional and global issues with influential government officials, prominent business leaders, academics, and NGO representatives through the Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative (HYLI).
Heightened instability in Myanmar has landed the country in deeper energy poverty. Clean energy advocates like Zun Moe Thiri are working against difficult realities to push for wider electrification efforts.
The emerging economy has just landed a US$15.5 billion climate finance package with donors led by the European Union to shift its economy away from coal. For young, white-collared workers like To Hai Dang who work in emerging industries, Vietnam’s renewed commitment to sustainability is inspiring.
As the Japanese government targets more than a third of its power supply to come from clean sources by 2030, new technologies supporting the renewables market have sprung up. Kansai Electric Power manager Naoki Katayama shares more.
At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, some of the worst-hit provinces relied on health-tech solutions to manage the strain on their hospital facilities. Astrid Dita, an economist and policy lead at a global cloud computing company, says that the country is discovering new ways of solving healthcare problems.