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A view of a container port in Viet Nam.

ASEAN Taxonomy Defines Sustainable Activities in Transport, Construction Sectors

May 16, 2024

Southeast Asia advanced efforts to guide capital and funding toward sustainable activities in carbon-intensive sectors.
Community members helping to bring in a fishing haul from the shore.

Ocean-Based Climate Action Can Bring Indonesia Closer to Net Zero

January 18, 2024

Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku, and Papua have untapped ocean resources that could help the country meet and raise its climate ambition.
Green hydrogen. Photo credit: iStock/Petmal.

Sarawak to Export Green Hydrogen by 2030

December 21, 2023

In partnership with Japanese companies, Sarawak's SEDC Energy will develop a clean hydrogen supply chain with production facilities in the coastal town of Bintulu.
A view of the Bakun dam

Sarawak Energy to Issue Renewable Energy Certificates to be Traded on Malaysia’s Carbon Exchange

December 14, 2023

The move will help ensure there is a credible mechanism for tracking renewable energy consumption and in supporting the shift to a low-carbon economy.
Refueling an aircraft. Photo credit: iStock/aapsky

Southeast Asia Poised to Become a Key Supplier of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

December 01, 2023

Rich in feedstock, the region can become an important source of biofuel, which is currently in short supply.
Malaysia Airlines operated its first flight using fuel produced from renewable waste and residue raw materials on World Environment Day in 2022. Photo credit: Malaysia Airlines.

ASEAN Tourism and Transport Ministers Support Sustainable Travel

November 20, 2023

Initiatives include shifting to sustainable aviation fuel and more environment-friendly transportation modes, such as electric vehicles.
BIMP-EAGA Ministers during the 26th Ministerial Meeting in Brunei.

Expedite Implementation of Key Infrastructure Projects, BIMP-EAGA Ministers Urge

November 07, 2023

Integrating the projects into national policy, budget, and programs seen to enhance connectivity and drive economic growth and social inclusion across the subregion. 

Ship in dry dock . Photo credit: iStock/nightman1965

Brunei Vies to Become a Regional Center for Vessel Maintenance and Decommissioning

October 17, 2023

The country is building its first integrated marine vessel maintenance and decommissioning yard at Pulau Muara Besar through a public–private partnership.
A street sign with an arrow pointing upward is seen in the foreground with electric lines and posts seen in the background.

Malaysia’s Energy Transition Plan Spells Business Opportunities in Sabah and Sarawak

October 11, 2023

The country's shift to net zero is seen to propel high-impact industries, including MSMEs, as well as attract investments and generate job opportunities.
Rig workers being transported by chopper to an offshore rig in Malaysia. Photo credit: iStock/claffra.

Indonesia, Malaysia Seek to Become Regional Carbon Storage Hubs

October 02, 2023

Sharing storage infrastructure is expected to make CCUS projects economically and technically feasible in the region.