Japan stepped forward with the United Nations Population Funds to work with Indonesia to protect and safeguard the dignity of women and marginalised populations during the Covid-19 pandemic #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability

The United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA), together with support from Japan, will be working closely with Indonesia to uplift women and the vulnerable population, whose living conditions might be negatively impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Certain segments of the population were more likely to be affected, such as people with existing medical conditions, theContinue reading “Japan stepped forward with the United Nations Population Funds to work with Indonesia to protect and safeguard the dignity of women and marginalised populations during the Covid-19 pandemic #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability”

Japan outlined strategies to cruise sustainably ahead of its competitors while achieving green growth #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability

In the recent unveiling of Japan’s Green Growth Strategy, the country outlined clear goals to achieve the decarbonisation of electric power generation and to promote the concept of a smart decarbonised society. This was to ensure that the country is aligned to support Japan’s 2050 carbon neutral goal. Further to this, the country’s policy teamsContinue reading “Japan outlined strategies to cruise sustainably ahead of its competitors while achieving green growth #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability”

#Indonesia sees urgent need to combine ESG-principals with its 11 industrial hubs and hopes to achieve quantum leap by sparking green innovations #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun

Indonesia wants to position itself as a forerunner in the green economy so as to be align with the changing world economy. The country now aims for related ministries and agencies to work together to support the development of physical infrastructures, energy supply, communication network, and wants to achieve this with proper regional planning backedContinue reading “#Indonesia sees urgent need to combine ESG-principals with its 11 industrial hubs and hopes to achieve quantum leap by sparking green innovations #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun”

Indonesia plans to pilot sustainable urban development with Bali island and foster R&D ecosystem to spark sustainability-driven innovations #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is one of the national goals that Indonesia hopes to achieve by balancing economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection. As part of nation’s masterplan to achieve the 2030 goals, Indonesia plans to pilot sustainable urban development with Bali island. Top development agenda would be to provide a climate and disasterContinue reading “Indonesia plans to pilot sustainable urban development with Bali island and foster R&D ecosystem to spark sustainability-driven innovations #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun”

#Thailand will pilot the concept of developing ESG-friendly industrial estates to attract entrepreneurs and businesses to spark innovations in game-changing green products and services #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun

Thailand has taken up the idea of building ESG-friendly industrial estates, firstly to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and secondly, to improve its economy competitiveness in the ASEAN market and larger global trade ecosystem. ESG-friendly industrial estates are now be an essential part of the country’s 20 years national transformation strategy. The country is nowContinue reading “#Thailand will pilot the concept of developing ESG-friendly industrial estates to attract entrepreneurs and businesses to spark innovations in game-changing green products and services #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun”

#Thailand committed to planting 64,000 hectres of trees by 2021 and exchanged best practices in sustainable forestry management with Sweden #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #forestry #circulareconomy #green #aging #hanjun

According to estimates, the forest cover in Thailand declined from 61% to 34% between 1945 and 1975. The Thailand Royal Forest Department established that the forest cover stood at 31.6% in 2019, which is roughly about 16 hectares (almost equivalent to 22 million soccer fields). The deforestation was mainly attributed to the clearance of forestContinue reading “#Thailand committed to planting 64,000 hectres of trees by 2021 and exchanged best practices in sustainable forestry management with Sweden #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #forestry #circulareconomy #green #aging #hanjun”

#Indonesia signed agreement with Air Products & Chemical Inc to develop coal gasification plant and explores other green projects with ExxonMobil #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun

Last year, Indonesia announced that they have prioritised a coal gasification project in Tanjung Enim, South Sumatra, as one of the top strategic projects in the country. Fast forward to 2021, an agreement was signed among PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA), PT Pertamina (Persero), and Air Products and Chemicals Inc to develop and implement thisContinue reading “#Indonesia signed agreement with Air Products & Chemical Inc to develop coal gasification plant and explores other green projects with ExxonMobil #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #hanjun”

#Korea Police Force unveils new uniforms made from renewable fibers that were recycled from plastic bottles #ESG #Sustainability #recycle #environment #plastic #management #innovation #SoutheastAsia #hanjun

The South Korean Police Force unveils a new line of police uniforms that are made from renewable fibers. These renewable fibers were harvested from recycled plastic bottles and can be made into many products such as shoes, bags and multi-use face masks. The Korean government is encouraging its citizens to trash their plastic waste inContinue reading “#Korea Police Force unveils new uniforms made from renewable fibers that were recycled from plastic bottles #ESG #Sustainability #recycle #environment #plastic #management #innovation #SoutheastAsia #hanjun”

#Indonesia collaborates with the private sector to market local-made products globally and encourages SMEs to tap on RCEP for sustainable growth #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #Management #Innovation #hanjun

GoPlay Indonesia, Accelerice and Goorita are taking up the call by the Indonesian government to promote its local market and increase the space and awareness for global trading. Goorita is a platform that helps local businesses to market and send its locally made products overseas. Accelerate is an Indonesian consultancy firm that provides F&B companiesContinue reading “#Indonesia collaborates with the private sector to market local-made products globally and encourages SMEs to tap on RCEP for sustainable growth #SoutheastAsia #Asean #ESG #Sustainability #Management #Innovation #hanjun”

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