Climate Change Hits Asia Hardest

Jim Conca

McKinsey&Company's Climate risk in Asia report indicates that Asia gets hit hardest by climate change, which shouldn’t be surprising.

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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

GreenBiz

Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives. Finance & Investing Risk

Asia 372
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Asia to drive rapid rise in carbon emissions this year

Eco-Business

As developing Asia emerges from last year's economic downturn, it is set to be the driving force behind the second-steepest annual increase in carbon emissions in history, predicts a new IEA report

Asia 111

BlackRock appoints sustainable investment heads for Asia Pacific

Eco-Business

Investment management giant BlackRock has appointed two executives to run its sustainable investment arm for Asia Pacific

Asia 104

Energy efficiency: Southeast Asia's decarbonisation quick fix?

Eco-Business

[VIDEO] Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition

Asia 123

Japan – Asia’s Biggest Energy Market Opportunity in 2019?

CleanTech Group

Asia Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Geographical Insights Energy Transformation Japan's Energy LandscapeOne of the largest economies in the world and the fourth largest consumer of electricity, Japan has long been a recognized leader in energy technology development. The 2011 earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima nuclear accident triggered a major overhaul of the energy market in Japan. As a result, local and foreign innovators are now looking […].

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Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference

Eco-Business

Asia's Leading Integrated Energy Transformation Event

Asia 78

Southeast Asia's first lithium battery recycling plant opens in Singapore

Eco-Business

The plant's operator, Tes-Amm, may look to open other facilities in Southeast Asia, the world's dumping ground for e-waste The new facility opens ahead of the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for e-waste in Singapore.

Singapore contraption aims to clean up Asia's plastic-polluted rivers

Eco-Business

A Singapore-based copmany is launching a river clean-up system that is designed to clean up some of the dirtiest rivers in Asia

Asia 124

Temasek’s ABC World Asia backs Vietnamese oral health provider Kim Dental

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 4 — Singapore-based private equity impact fund ABC World Asia, launched by Temasek in 2019, led a $24 million financing round. The post Temasek’s ABC World Asia backs Vietnamese oral health provider Kim Dental appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Asia 79

MOVE Asia 2020

Eco-Business

The world's most important event is coming to Asia! We are bringing together thousands of Asia's mobility stakeholders across all modes and disciplines: to dialogue, to create insight and to promote collaboration

Asia 78

Electric Vehicles Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Powering the Next Wave of Electric Vehicles in Asia

Asia Pacific Rail 2020

Eco-Business

Bringing together rail professionals for over 21 years, Asia Pacific Rail is one of Asia's premier railway industry events.

Asia 78

MOVE Asia 2020

Eco-Business

The world's most important event is coming to Asia! We are bringing together thousands of Asia's mobility stakeholders across all modes and disciplines: to dialogue, to create insight and to promote collaboration

Asia 78

Are net zero data centres in Asia Pacific just a lofty ambition?

Eco-Business

As demand for digital services and products continues to grow in Asia, how can the technology industry navigate a range of obstacles to cap its energy footprint

Asia 124

Lithium Deal Could Signal An End To The China-Australia Trade War

Forbes Green Tech

Asia /asia Asia /asia Business /business Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech asia BusinessNew mining deals and a political event indicate that the China-Australia trade war could be drawing to a close.

How can Asia build a circular economy in its post-Covid recovery?

Eco-Business

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

Asia's largest organic rooftop farm can grow 20 tons of food annually

Inhabitat - Innovation

Organic urban agriculture, renewable energy and beautiful landscaping come together at the Thammasat University Rooftop Farm (TURF), Asia's largest organic rooftop farm that spans 236,806 square feet. Bangkok-based landscape architecture and urban design firm LANDPROCESS designed the productive landscape in response to both the Thai capital's sprawling urbanization and rising food and water scarcity concerns amid the climate crisis

Biden’s pivot to Asia challenged by China’s rise, climate change and trade tensions

Eco-Business

The United States’ competition with China, a transition to cleaner energy and thorny trade agreements will be top of the agenda as President Joseph Biden makes Asia his foreign policy priority

Asia 124

Southeast Asia to establish its own framework for green investments, but natural gas remains a feature

Eco-Business

Southeast Asia is establishing a green finance rulebook to bring greater accountability to sustainable investments. Balancing the needs of countries that have different ambitions to cut carbon emissions will be a major test

Renewable Energy Markets Asia

Eco-Business

The inaugural Renewable Energy Markets (REM) Asia conference is a unique all-day conference that will bring together leading industry players throughout the global renewable energy markets to meet, network, learn, and plan for the future of the Asia Pacific region

Asia 78

The rise of Asia's urban farmers

Eco-Business

Meet the urban farmers of Asia—a former construction engineer, a cricket farmer, and a business graduate who wants to take vertical farming to outer space

Asia 124

What's holding sustainable finance back in Asia?

Eco-Business

As the Eco-Business event Unlocking Capital for Sustainability approaches, we asked some key speakers about the obstacles holding sustainable finance industry back in Asia The world will needs US$11.5 trillion to achieve the SDGs.

Asia 124

Covid has hurt the sustainability reporting performance of Asia Pacific's biggest companies

Eco-Business

Companies in the Asia Pacific region got fractionally worse at reporting their sustainability performance in 2020, according to a report by Taipei-based consultancy CSROne

Asia 122

Next Leaders’ Asia Summit 2019

Eco-Business

Next Leader's Asia Summit 2019

Asia 60

How to Get the Biggest Bang for our Clean Energy Buck in Southeast Asia

GreenTechMedia

Nowhere is a smarter approach needed than one of the last frontiers for coal expansion — Southeast Asia. Redirecting it to jumpstart clean energy in places like South East Asia is just as important if we’re going to get where we need to go.

Asia 204

Innobuild (IB) Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Innobuild (IB) Asia is the region's unique marketplace showcasing the latest construction materials, tools and technologies that helps to improve the productivity and resource efficiency during the construction of commercial, industrial, residential, hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare facilities.

Asia 78

South Asia could see 40 million climate migrants by 2030

Eco-Business

Tens of millions of people are migrating in South Asia due to disasters brought on by climate change, and the number could rise three-fold in 30 years unless countries take strong measures to mitigate the worst effects of global warming

Asia 120

Elon Musk’s Economics 101 Course For Japan

Forbes Green Tech

Asia /asia Asia /asia Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick Asia

A decade on from Fukushima, it’s time for Southeast Asia to bury its nuclear dream

Eco-Business

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.

Asia 124

The women fighting for a greener and equitable world in Asia

Eco-Business

From empowering farmers to calling out banks that fund coal, this International Women’s Day, Eco-Business highlights the different ways women are fighting for environmental justice across Asia

Asia 124

AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, August 11 – San Francisco-based venture capital firm AgFunder launched its GROW accelerator in Singapore last year to support Asia’s agrifood tech ecosystem. The post AgFunder launches impact fund for Asia agrifood tech startups appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Smart Grids & Microgrids Asia 2020

Eco-Business

Creating Intelligent Power Grids in Asia

Automakers Seek To Integrate—And Localize—Battery Production

Forbes Green Tech

Asia /asia Asia /asia Business /business Transportation /transportation Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech asia jackperkowskiblog

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Asia-Pacific is the next frontier for blended finance

Impact Alpha

23 – The Asia-Pacific region has seen enormous economic growth in the last few decades, which has lifted hundreds of millions out of extreme poverty. The work is The post Asia-Pacific is the next frontier for blended finance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Jan.

Asia 77

Banks responsible for continuing deforestation in Southeast Asia

Eco-Business

Forest-risk companies in Southeast Asia tend to rely almost entirely on debt financing. In view of this leverage, banks can be deemed directly accountable for deforestation and related offences committed by their borrowers

Asia 124

Banks in Southeast Asia lack recognition of deforestation and biodiversity risks

Eco-Business

While banks in Southeast Asia have made some progress on sustainable finance, their portfolios are still vulnerable to deforestation and biodiversity risks, a report from WWF has found

Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards

Eco-Business

The Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) recognises and independently endorses your organisational efforts in creating a culture of compassion, integrity and in being socially responsible corporate citizens.

Asia 78

Asia Clean Energy Summit 2020

Eco-Business

In its 7th edition, the Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) will take place from 27 - 29 October 2020, as part of the annual Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW

Asia 78

Covid-hit Hilton Worldwide retrenches Asia Pacific sustainability head

Eco-Business

Hilton Worldwide, one of the world's biggest hotel chains, has parted ways with its Asia Pacific head of sustainability as the company responds to the brutal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the hospitality industry

Asia 123

How green are Asia’s post-Covid economic recovery plans?

Eco-Business

Which countries in Asia are leading the green transition Stimulus packages to kickstart pandemic-hit economies can either shape a low-carbon future or lock the world into a fossil fuel system.

Monsoon changes threaten Asia and warn the world

Eco-Business

For generations India’s farmers have relied on its arrival, but monsoon changes suggest a hotter and less predictable world

Asia 115

Greenpeace East Asia head Jamie Choi joins energy transition non-profit Tara

Eco-Business

The Korean joins a non-profit on a mission to accelerate the shift to clean energy transition in Asia

Asia 122