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AI for Smart Manufacturing in Korea and Taiwan Pitch Session

APAC, Korea and Taiwan - this event was recorded on 10 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

Watch this webinar on-demand to see a showcase of the latest UK AI technology.

Five high-potential UK AI companies will introduce their smart manufacturing specialities which will fit the needs of the Taiwanese and Korean market.

AI technologies include an AI platform for mobile/IoT devices; Robotic Process Automation (RPA); data analytics platform for industrial IoT; AI-driven SLAM for robots; and an autonomy-as-a-service platform for drones.

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ASEAN-UK Digital Innovation Partnership Symposium

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Financing Net Zero: the Role of the Financial Sector in Climate Action

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

It is increasingly recognised that getting to net zero emissions is as an important goal by financial institutions – and a driver of growth, innovation and job creation.

This session explores the role of the financial sector in reaching net-zero emissions, and the business case and financial opportunity in aligning portfolios to net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Lewis (Managing Partner, Arisaig Partners) 
  • Elson Goh (Head of Investment – Singapore, St. James’s Place)
  • Rino Donosepoetro (Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia, Standard Chartered)
  • Lois Guthrie (Director of Redefining Value and Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Lead, WBCSD) 
  • Alex Michie (Head of Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, COP26 Private Finance Team

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - High-Level Roundtable on Business Action to Deliver Net Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Roundtable will discuss the importance of public and private partnership on climate action and delivering net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Nigel Topping (UK Climate Champion)
  • Satvinder Singh - Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
  • Cherine Fok (Director - Sustainability Services, KPMG) 
  • Esther An (Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited)
  • Juliette White (VP, Global SHE and Operations Sustainability, AstraZeneca)
  • Moderated by Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe (Chair of the UK-ASEAN Business Council)
     

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Net Zero Fashion: Decarbonising the Garments and Textiles Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined.

This session explores what does setting net-zero targets mean for the garments, textiles and fashion sector in practice. 

Speakers:

  • Pete Ford (Environment Programme Specialist – Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, H&M) 
  • Bradley Abbott (Project Lead - Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia, GGGI)
  • Cherie Tan (VP Sustainability, Asia Pacific Rayon)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Opening Remarks & The Pivotal Role of Businesses in a Net-Zero Future

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks from Nigel Topping (COP26 High Level Champion on Climate Action) and Dato Dr Amin Liew (Minister of Finance and Economy II).

In this session learn about the business case for a net-zero transition, and the opportunities in corporate net-zero commitments across sectors.

Why 1.5°C? The importance of companies setting ambitious science-based emissions reduction targets. Presentation by Olwen Smith, Business Ambition 1.5°C Regional Engagement Lead, CDP.

The business case for ASEAN – what is the value of setting net-zero corporate targets, and how can companies achieve their net-zero aspirations? Presentation by Chris Stephens (Asia Director, Carbon Trust).

The path for SMEs – becoming climate-resilient and climate-ambitious. Presentation by Johan Falk (Co-Founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative) 

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Powering a Net Zero Future: Implementing Net Zero Strategies in the Energy Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Energy transformation will progress as renewables outcompete alternatives, policy frameworks further strengthen, more companies demand renewable energy.

This session explores the actions needed within the energy sector to accelerate progress on net zero emission, business strategies.

Speakers:

  • Mohamad Irwan Aman (Head of Sustainability, Sarawak Energy Berhad) 
  • Mark Shorrock (CEO, Shire Oak Energy) 
  • Sam Kimmins (Head of RE100, The Climate Group)  
  • Victoria Burrows (Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - The Road to Zero: Decarbonising Transport

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Today, the transport sector represents 23% of all energy-related global emissions and it is one of the fastest growing sectors.

This session explores driving forward the transition of their fleets in ASEAN to 100% zero emissions and how decarbonising transport keep businesses in ASEAN competitive and more resilient. 

Speakers:

  • Veronika Hofmann (EV100 Global Corporate Engagement Manager) 
  • Angela Hultberg (Road Transport Lead, COP26 Climate Action Champions)
  • Gareth Kerr (Founder and Chief, evRiderz) 
  • Seth Townsley (Energy Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Transforming Agriculture and Land Use to Win the Race to Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

There has been massive investment in ecosystems of innovation to promote ‘climate-smart’ ways of producing, distributing and consuming food.

This session explores opportunities around scaling regenerative agriculture, what setting net-zero targets for agriculture means in practice, and catalysing investment in climate resilient food systems, and new approaches to scale up the impact of new investment.

Speakers:

  • Christopher Stewart (Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Olam International) 
  • Noppadol Dej-Udom (Chief Sustainability Officer, Charoen Pokphand Group) 
  • Dhanush Dinesh (Head of Partnerships and Outreach - CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security and Co-Chair of 'Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Climate and Nature') 
  • Imelda (Dada) Bacudo (Advisor, ASEAN Climate Resilience Network) 
  • Alexander Giles (Chief Commercial Officer, Liberty Produce)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues – Day 2 Opening Remarks, the Race to Resilience and Event Closing

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks by Richard Graham MP, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the ASEAN Economic Community, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Welcoming remarks by Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of ASEAN.

In this session learn how can we build resilience to climate change in SE Asia that will allow the region to thrive in the face of climate shocks through the Race to Resilience.  

Welcome and overview - Peter Hall (Vice President, Global Director for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Wood PLC & Private Sector Lead, Race to Resilience) 
 
Panelists: 

  • Emma Flaherty (Implementation Lead, Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP))
  • Augusto Hidalgo (Head of Climate and Resilience Hub, Southeast Asia, Willis Towers Watson)
  • Dr. LU Yinghong (Chief Research Engineer, Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd)

Closing remarks from Sam Myers (Her Majesty's Trade Commission for Asia Pacific), YB Yanty Rahman (Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council), Ken O’Flaherty (COP26 Regional Ambassador to Asia Pacific and South Asia) and Jens Radschinski (Head of UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre for Asia Pacific).
 

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Discover new APAC business opportunities in urban development, agriculture and natural resources

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 15 September 2020

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Learn how your British business can find new export growth in urban development and natural resources in Asia-Pacific.

Hear directly from specialists in the urban and agriculture sectors.

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Discover new infrastructure business growth opportunities in APAC

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 9 September 2020

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Learn how your British infrastructure (transport, energy) business can find new business growth opportunities in Asia-Pacific.

Hear an information session on procurement basics from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Facing a different kind of global challenge: how to innovate and grow during COVID-19

APAC, Singapore - this event was recorded on 24 August 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the positive impact that innovation can have on business growth.

Hear personal success stories, opinions and advice to grow in the current economic climate.

From medical cures to the everyday tools that make our lives easier, watch this session to gain insights on how IP and innovation have key roles in building an exciting future for your business.

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New export opportunities in health, education, and private sector partnerships

APAC, UK - This event was recorded on 24 September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand to discover new APAC export business opportunities in social development and private sector partnerships through the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Sector specialists share their advice on expanding your British business into Asia-Pacific.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover 6 Markets for Growth Opportunity in ASEAN

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Recording password: bN2r5BBp 

This video covers an overview of all six markets. For videos on each specific market, please see elsewhere on this list.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Malaysia

APAC, ASEAN, Malaysia - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Malaysia.

Recording password: UiYngPc8

Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, UK Export Finance, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

This video covers the Malaysian market opportunities in isolation.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Myanmar

APAC, ASEAN, Myanmar - this event was recorded in December 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Myanmar.

Recording password: hHimkKv2

This video covers the Myanmar market opportunities in isolation.

Guest speakers included:

  • Warren Pain - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Neil Carmichael - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance
  • Moderated by Peter Crowhurst - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Thailand

APAC, ASEAN, Thailand - this event was recorded in January 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Thailand.

Recording password: 6tBFZdQj

This video covers the Thailand market opportunities in isolation.

 Guest speakers include:

  • Mark Smithson - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Malchutar Kingnet - Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in the Philippines

APAC, ASEAN, Philippines - this event was recorded in November 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in the Philippines.

Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, the Philippines Department of Energy, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

Recording password: MqW3TV7p

This video covers the Philippines market opportunities in isolation.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Vietnam

APAC, ASEAN, Vietnam - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Vietnam.

Recording password: HhcJBTS3

This video covers the Vietnam market opportunities in isolation.

  • Current power development plan targets 21% of renewables in the capacity mix by 2030 – up from 15% in 2019

  • Top 3 most attractive sectors in short term is Solar, Onshore, and Offshore wind

  • Government is also looking at wind and biomass

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Resilience strategies for tech entrepreneurs expanding overseas

APAC - this event was recorded on 7 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

In a COVID-19 world, resilience in businesses and tech entrepreneurs is more important than ever.

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about how building resilience is critical when establishing a business overseas.

This session discusses resilience strategies and the importance of resilience during COVID-19.

Speakers:

  • Aaron Birkby, Co-Founder, Peak Persona
  • Guy Lambert, GM EMEA & North America, Mentorloop
  • Lockie Cooke, Founder and CEO, Iyarn
  • Jacqueline Lauren, Co-Founder and CEO, Lenslife

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