Our work in Southeast Asia
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The briefing room: Chasing Southeast Asia’s green future
What does it take to develop the ASEAN green economy? Southeast Asia plays an increasingly important role globally, with the combined GDPs of the ASEAN trading group making it the fifth largest economy in the world.
Leaders Summit on Climate: Nations step up commitments, but what does it mean for countries in our region?
Last week, United States President Joe Biden hosted the Leaders Summit on Climate.
The briefing room: Growth through transformation – how governments can unlock investments that achieve climate and development goals
Achieving the Paris Agreement along with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires an estimated investment of US$2.6 trillion each year over the next decade for developing countries alone.
Monash internship turned dream job for Jakarta local
Petra Christi recently joined ClimateWorks as a business analyst in our growing international program.
New guide supports decision-makers to unlock green growth and investment opportunities
Growing evidence shows, for countries to achieve low carbon growth, decision-makers must create investment environments that steer finance from ‘brown’ to ‘green’.
Low carbon opportunities for Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam
The global economy is transitioning towards cleaner and less carbon-intensive forms of growth.
How emerging economies can prosper in a rapidly decarbonising world
Growing prosperity does not require growing emissions. Southeast Asia and the Pacific have the chance to leapfrog redundant technologies and thrive in a decarbonised world.
Indonesia raises their net zero ambition – can they be a leader for climate commitments in Southeast Asia?
Guntur Sutiyono is our Country Lead for Indonesia.Alin Halimatussadiah is LPEM-FEBUI Head of Environmental Economics Research Group.
Holding focus: Impact report 2020
In 2020, ClimateWorks was proud to adapt and ‘hold focus’ despite the extraordinary circumstance of operating amid a global pandemic.
ClimateWorks’ Meg Argyriou joins Asia Society’s ‘Disruptive Asia’ panel.
‘How do we ensure our post-COVID recovery is green, clean, and aligned with delivering on the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals?’ That was the question posed by a special session of the ‘Disruptive Asia’ webcast held by the Asia Society on 30 July 2020, featuring Meg Argyriou (Head of International Programs at ClimateWorks Australia), Patrick Suckling (Asia Society Policy Institute non-resident Senior Fellow and former Australian Ambassador for the Environment), Chi Mun Woo (Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change at Deloitte) and Professor Rebekah Brown (Senior Vice-Provost and Vice Provost Research at Monash University).
Growth through transformation: An investment vision guide for climate and development
To achieve outcomes in line with both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, developing countries will require an estimated investment of US$2.6 trillion each year over the next decade.
High level engagement in our Southeast Asia and Pacific programs
Our international team has recently launched a series of discussion papers on low carbon opportunities in Southeast Asia.
ClimateWorks International team revs up
Meg Argyriou, ClimateWorks Head of International Programs, and her team have been running and participating in panels and events around the world.