Venture philanthropy is relatively rare in Asia, where charitable donations are the norm for tackling social and environmental problems. But more strategic funding can help Southeast Asia rapidly transition to clean energy, says one of the world’s most powerful venture philanthropists, Eileen Rockefeller Growald.
The country’s development banks can support its new manufacturing industries and respond to climate change, writes Helena Wright
The World Bank has unveiled a multi-million scheme to minimise the impacts from a global rush for mineral resources, expected as renewables surge to become a core part of the energy mix.
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