#ASEAN News

SME Indonesia garment workshop
The latest calculation, said to be a highly conservative estimate, shows that these small and medium-sized businesses minimally emit about 29.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.
Abang Yusuf Abang Puteh, Petronas's natural gas chief
What is the Malaysian oil and gas major doing to reduce its carbon footprint? Eco-Business asked VP of LNG assets, Abang Yusuf Abang Puteh about the climate crisis, carbon capture, methane leaks and lobbying.
Philippine National Oil Company’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub project in Batangas
Two-thirds of proposed liquified gas terminals and power plants are unlikely to be built, due to cost, policy and infrastructure woes, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
Cracked earth; climate crisis
Sponsored The financial system has a crucial part to play in decarbonising the economy and innovative tools can help investors manage climate risk in their portfolios.
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#ASEAN Opinion

President Moon Jae-in, coal phase-out
The South Korean government has decided to pursue a more aggressive greenhouse gas emission target by 2030. It should now push for more collaboration with other Asian countries to fulfil its promises, writes Dr Frank Rijsberman of the Global Green Growth Institute.
gaps in global deal for nature
Although the biodiversity crisis is intimately linked to the climate one, the financing to address it is woefully inadequate. With a new global biodiversity plan now in the works, the world has an opportunity – and a duty – to start making up for lost time.
Plastic, circular economy, Asia
The post-pandemic era could see circular business models take off in Asia. But strong government support and public awareness campaigns are needed to get companies on board.
The Singapore skyline. Singapore is positioning itself as a regional hub for green finance as Southeast Asia looks to infrastructure to revive ailing economies.
By taking the initiative to create a common language for all financial institutions in ASEAN, Singapore is asserting its ambition to become the green finance hub of Asia.
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#ASEAN Videos

renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
A view of Orchard Road, Singapore
Sponsored About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
yeo bee yin2
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
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#ASEAN Podcasts

A solar farm in Australia
A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
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