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A woman tending to organic vegetables in Thailand.

To Make Agriculture Sustainable, ASEAN Wants Farming to Be Environment- and People-Friendly

July 26, 2023

This entails shifting to greener farming practices, adopting the circular economy model, and protecting the well-being of farming communities.
A wind farm in the Philippines. Photo credit: Asian Development Bank.

ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance Includes Social Safeguards and Coal Phaseouts

April 03, 2023

Southeast Asia takes the next step toward Paris climate goals with the release of Version 2 of the ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance.
Migrant workers from Malaysia arriving in Cambodia.

ASEAN Steps Up Efforts to Widen Social Security Coverage for Migrant Workers

December 06, 2022

At the Cambodia summit, leaders agreed to develop a roadmap of regional actions to implement social security portability by 2030.