The construction firm plans to leave its coal business behind, but it will go ahead with at least one more coal venture. Whether it plans to pursue any other projects before the policy takes effect remains uncertain.
The ride-hailing app will enable customers to have carbon neutral journeys. The Singapore-headquartered firm also unveiled measures to increase EV adoption, in its inaugural ESG report. It plans to set a net-zero target next year.
While reports show at least a 50 per cent decline in illegal wildlife trade activities in Southeast Asia in 2020, experts say traders have shifted from face-to-face interactions and increased their presence on online platforms.
Tim Ha –
Other than to have mercy on soon-to-be-unemployed nuclear engineers, there is not a single reason why Southeast Asia shouldn't leapfrog nuclear energy. Dangerous and expensive, the technology simply isn't worth the hassle.
Gro Harlem Brundtland –
In 2021, the Doomsday Clock will remain at just 100 seconds to midnight, indicating an alarmingly high level of existential risk to humanity. The pandemic showed that we cannot take stability and competent governance for granted.
The signing on 15 November 2020 of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement concluded 8 years of negotiations among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and New Zealand.
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
Medilyn Manibo –
The Rockefeller Foundation is looking for more cities willing to build economic, social and physical resilience amid a rapidly urbanising world. Submission of applications for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge ends on September 10.