RHTLaw hosts its 4th annual ASEAN Summit 2018 with sustainability as its theme

RHTLaw was featured in articles published by The Straits Times, The New Paper, Lianhe Zaobao and The Jakarta Post in relation to hosting its fourth annual ASEAN summit with sustainability as its theme.

The articles highlighted the climate action pledging held at the start of the ASEAN summit which was attended by 200 people, including business leaders, industry experts and professionals and ambassadors from ASEAN nations.

More than 303,000 people and groups signed the climate action pledge to reduce carbon footprint and promised to work towards goals such as making a commitment to recycle, using energy efficient devices and conserving water.

Guest-of-honour, Dr Amy Khor, highlighted three key sustainability trends, namely, the move towards a low carbon future, the growing call for sustainable production and consumption and the growing traction of green finance globally and regionally.

The commissioning of the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation’s GAIL (Greening ASEAN: Initiatives and Leadership) initiative was also highlighted in The Jakarta Post article. GAIL aims to encourage more organizations to embed sustainability into their operating models.