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Southeast Asia's Clean Energy Transition

This is a new initiative to chronicle the region's clean energy transition, highlighting the opportunities and challenges faced by government, business and society. A series supported by:

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Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
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Energy imports EB Podcast
Ambitious plans to transmit clean energy from India, China and Australia into Southeast Asia have been proposed in recent years. Eco-Business speaks with two energy experts on the prospects, challenges and ingredients for success.

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Spotlight on Indonesia

Vero signed the Clean Creatives pledge
Bangkok-based PR agency Vero says there's no excuse for working for fossil fuel brands — even those pivoting to clean energy. "We're in a crisis. There is no...
The raiding of a European multinational bank over greenwashing allegations could be a 'sign of things to come' for Asian bankers, who could be tripped up by a...
The draft bill classifies liquified and gasified coal as 'new energy', and is part of Indonesia's efforts to replace petroleum imports with domestic coal.
One of the hardest industries to decarbonise is deploying a carbon measurement system that could enable a more reliable path to net-zero.

Spotlight on Philippines

Vero signed the Clean Creatives pledge
Bangkok-based PR agency Vero says there's no excuse for working for fossil fuel brands — even those pivoting to clean energy. "We're in a crisis. There is no...
The raiding of a European multinational bank over greenwashing allegations could be a 'sign of things to come' for Asian bankers, who could be tripped up by a...
Asia is braced for the rapid deployment of renewables, but if poorly planned, the energy transition could put areas of high biodiversity at risk. Bird...
Credit Suisse is the sixth major global bank to introduce a policy that rules out funding deep-sea exploration and extraction. Asian banks have yet to form a...

Spotlight on Vietnam

Vero signed the Clean Creatives pledge
Bangkok-based PR agency Vero says there's no excuse for working for fossil fuel brands — even those pivoting to clean energy. "We're in a crisis. There is no...
Asia is braced for the rapid deployment of renewables, but if poorly planned, the energy transition could put areas of high biodiversity at risk. Bird...
The paper giant is aiming to rein in its massive carbon footprint in line with the Indonesian government's own net-zero target. Environmentalists fret that the...
Environmental sustainability is top of the bloc’s latest agenda and investors are keen to finance Asean’s climate goals. There is, however, a severe lack of...
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