South Korea to Develop Income Model for Indonesia’s Peatlands

South Korea to Develop Income Model for Indonesia’s Peatlands

While Indonesia maintained its headline target to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 41% by 2030 with international assistance, the country has recently updated its adaptation measures and included a new long-term strategy for low carbon development in the document...
ESG-Themed Funds Gaining Popularity in Malaysia

ESG-Themed Funds Gaining Popularity in Malaysia

The development of environment, social, and governance (ESG) investments in Malaysia is still considered to be at an early stage. However, ESG-themed funds are starting to gain more traction. Currently, there are 17 funds that have an ESG and sustainability focus, or...
JTC, Shell Explore Solar Farm Development at Semakau Island

JTC, Shell Explore Solar Farm Development at Semakau Island

JTC Corporation and Shell Singapore have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding supported by the National Environment Agency and Energy Market Authority (EMA) to jointly explore developing a solar farm on part of Semakau Landfill on Semakau Island. This is...
Nestlé Vietnam and La Vie Collaborate on Water Resource Management

Maynilad Spends USD 8.4 Million for PRV Technology

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) has spent PHP 410 million (USD 8.4 million) for the installation of pressure-regulating valves (PRV) in select points of its distribution system to manage water pressure in the network and optimize...
Thailand’s Clean Energy Goals Attract Solar Rooftop Players

Thailand’s Clean Energy Goals Attract Solar Rooftop Players

Thailand’s latest Power Development Plan states that the country aims to draw 35% of its energy from non-fossil fuels by 2037. One of the most promising clean segments is solar rooftop, where several foreign players are investing in key projects. One of these is...
Vietnam Captures Wave of Multilateral Green Funding

Vietnam Captures Wave of Multilateral Green Funding

Vietnam is securing a fresh wave of green funding from multilateral actors. In May 2021, the Asian Development Bank signed a USD 116 million loan for three wind farms to be built in the central province of Quang Tri, with a total of 144 MW. The goal is to increase the...