A grant-supported study is looking into the market potential of tradeable certificates and how countries can set up a regional system.

Tags: Energy, ASEAN, Environment, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

The International Atomic Energy Agency is piloting the application of nuclear solutions to plastics recycling in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Tags: Environment, Technology, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Sustainable Development Goals

This report reveals how to boost the subregion's development based on the countries' physical connectivity and cross-border trade, while also mapping a new corridor. 

Tags: Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Regional cooperation and integration, Trade and industry

The fast-growing Islamic finance industry, which manages almost $4 trillion in total assets worldwide, has the potential to support the climate agenda, but demand- and supply-side challenges need to be addressed to unlock Shari’ah-compliant capital for climate finance. 

Tags: SEADS 2023, Indonesia, Malaysia, Finance, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Lao PDR

This publication explores how Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines can bolster cooperation in their special economic zones to spur sustainable growth.

Tags: Economy, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Regional cooperation and integration, Trade and industry

This report examines how employers in Asia and the Pacific now want new hires to have higher digital skills, like digital design, data analytics, data science, machine learning, and programming.

Tags: Education, COVID-19, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

To accelerate ASEAN's digital transition, the region needs to raise the quality of its universities and higher education institutions and be more inclusive.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Indonesia, Malaysia, ASEAN, COVID-19, Gender and development

Interconnecting power grids in the region is a key strategy in strengthening energy security and transitioning to renewables through efficient resource sharing.

Tags: Energy, ASEAN, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Singapore

Collaborations with Makassar in Indonesia, Penang in Malaysia, Tbilisi in Georgia, and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia are underway.

Tags: SEADS 2023, Environment, Urban development, Climate change and disaster risk management, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines