Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development

We had a very interesting dialogue and discussions this afternoon on corporate governance, integrity management, data analytics, security and privacy this afternoon. Corporate governance is increasing becoming, what some would seem as a solution or a prevention of corporate fraudulent practices. Corporate governance is increasingly being fine-tuned to a science of monitoring and surveillance to improve corporate practices. Many regard this as a way not to be entangled with the law of and to ensure good corporate practices. Their main concern, corporate integrity  (brand and corporate image) and financial sustainability. We feel that corporate governance…

US Energy Policy: A Window of Opportunity?

In the past weeks, after the withdrawal of US from the Paris Climate Agreement. All news about his “new”We would like to see Trump’s energy policy a huge opportunity for Renewable Energy’s development, outside of the US. It is an opportunity to funds, resources and more importantly, innovation to be diverted away from the us and allow other regions to grow. Some questioned is how would the EU and China responding? More importantly, how will South and South East Asian countries capitalize on this opportunity? It would be a matter of time before a next…

Meet Prof X

We have been very interest in Big Data, Analytics and AI. Especially since one of our client/partner is very much in the AI space. Our learning has brought us to this person. Meet Prof X.  His team of world-class researchers and engineers at AutoX is creating disruptive A.I. technology for autonomous vehicles. They invented a camera-first self-driving solution that amounts to only a tiny fraction of the cost of traditional LiDar-based approaches. Behind all the AI technology,  here is what I like best about his philosophy. “We believe that autonomous driving should not be a…

Thoughts behind tweets: Renewable Energy

In recent days, we have been very active in discussions over the the topic of renewable energy. We think the industry is ripe for disruption and we are watching very closely its development. In this post we share some thoughts (and tweets) during a round table discussion held on Feb 3. In-depth discussions: Renewable Energy must have context and drive an impact. #renewableenergy #sustainability #Socialimpact I think this is fundamental. While we need green tech and RE businesses to be in the forefront and be sustainable, it is easy to fall into a situation where…

Frugal Innovation

A very good article on innovation from the bottom up. I am beginning to believe that this will be driver of transformation needed to address inequality and perhaps bring about a rethinking of our economic systems. We need to support and develop such initiatives. Inequality is also a problem that exists on both the demand and supply sides of the economy. On the demand side: large numbers of people are excluded from the fruits of the economic process as they lack access to basic healthcare, education, nutritious food, and clean energy. This is largely an…

Laos enlists Malaysian help on renewable energy

MALAYSIA’S Spirit of Endeavour Sdn Bhd will lead a high-level consulting group to advise Laos on developing strategies for the adoption of renewable energy as a driver for sustainable growth. The government of Lao PDR said it was committed to maintaining a sustainable approach to harnessing the nation’s energy resources for its rapidly growing economic activities while also protecting its natural eco-system as well as the traditions and culture of its people, said. Laos Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST) Planning and International Cooperation director-general Phimpha Outthack To realise this, Laos signed an agreement on…

Laos collaborates with Spirit of Endeavour Group on Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth

Vientiane; 20 May  – Malaysia’s Spirit of Endeavour Sdn Bhd will lead a high level consulting group to advice Laos on developing strategies for the adoption of renewable energy as a driver for sustainable growth. The Government of Lao PDR is committed to maintain a sustainable approach to harnessing the nation’s energy resources for its rapidly growing economic activities. Key priorities in this approach, includes protecting its rich natural eco-system as well as the traditions and culture of its people. This is to be achieved by promoting the adoption of renewable energy by the nation….

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