Author: Jordy Leo

More than 2,000 delegates from 160 countries closed the first round of negotiations on a global plastics treaty at a meeting in Uruguay, with delegates agreeing to end plastic pollution but disagreeing on whether to limit plastic production, phase out types of plastics, and harmonize...

Workforce Singapore (WSG), a statutory board under Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower, launched a new career conversion program to train 200 workers to help them master skills for green jobs, such as sustainability reporting and carbon management, as reported by Strait Times on December 3. According...

Bank of Japan (BOJ) [8301:JP] will conduct annual surveys of financial institutions and enterprises to explore ways of developing the country’s climate finance market, as reported by Reuters on November 27. According to BOJ Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya, the survey was intended to assess the...

Egypt plans to send electricity to Cyprus and Greece via cable under the Mediterranean Sea and export hydrogen used as fuel in power stations, as reported by Bloomberg on November 18. Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla said new renewable energy projects will advance the country’s plans to become...

Representatives and leaders of 21 economies endorsed the Bangkok Goals for sustainable growth at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2022 summit held in Thailand, as reported by Strait Times on November 19. The Bangkok Goals outlined a series of targets on the environment, trade and...

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