Among 14 finalists, four teams won the awards, namely Galaxy Biotech, Green Joy and Refill from Vietnam and CIRAC from Thailand. Each winner received a seed funding of 18,000 USD and will start a 9-month impact acceleration programme.
Bitcoin mining has already picked up in Southeast Asia, with Cambodia increasingly becoming a hub for cryptocurrency trading and mining perhaps due to its cheaper rent and electricity rates and loose regulations.
A new report from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, shows how countries in Southeast Asia are recognising the right to a healthy environment in their laws, policies, and courts.
South Korea is the third partner after Japan and the European Union to have such a dialogue channel on the environment and climate change with the 10-member ASEAN.
Human rights and environmental conservation are inseparable – and the nations of Southeast Asia should treat them as such.
Southeast Asian countries rank among the worst in the world for forest loss, climate-related disasters, and air pollution.
Despite the Cambodian government working towards ensuring a continuous operation of supply chains, food security is affected by lack of safety income-net for these Mekong delta inhabitants who are at the mercy of natural events and weather.
International govt representatives and private sectors across SE Asia vowed to address the resource constraints by focusing on “resource maximisation”.
High levels of consumption mean a high level of waste. The younger generation is demanding that companies work towards sustainable products and a transparent value chain.
They exchanged experience in models of rural and agricultural development, response to climate change and international economic integration.