Author: Jordy Leo

Indonesia seeks to keep coal-fired power plants running for another ten years and then completely move away from fossil fuels within the next 20 years, as reported by Bloomberg on September 16. According to Indonesia’s State-owned Enterprises Minister, Erick Thohir, Indonesia will need USD600bn to...

Japanese automaker Honda Motor [7267:JP] announced a plan to release more than ten electric motorcycle models globally over the next three years, as reported by Reuters on September 13. The company has set a goal to achieve carbon neutrality for all its motorcycles by the...

Singapore Exchange (SGX) [SGX:SP] is mulling changes to its corporate disclosure rules, including requiring companies to disclose exactly how much their directors and chief executive officers (CEOs) earn, as reported by Bloomberg on September 13. Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo), the regulatory department of the...

Chinese top electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD [002594:CH] signed a contract with Thai industrial estate developer WHA Group [WHA:TB] to build a factory for new energy passenger cars in an industrial park run by the developer, as reported by Reuters on September 8. This is...

Thailand will introduce a carbon tax to match the global trend, as reported by Bangkok Post on September 12. According to Thailand’s Excise Department director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas, as the European Union (EU) countries plan to impose a carbon border tax on some carbon-intensive imports from...

The Indian government revealed in the draft National Electricity Plan that the country will need another 28 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity by FY32 in addition to the 25 GW already under construction, as reported by Economic Times on September 12. The need for...

Singapore is considering setting a new deadline for reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in 2050, revamping its previous target of achieving net-zero emissions by or around mid-century, as reported by Strait Times on September 6. Singapore’s National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) revealed that the country...

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