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Reporter : Lee Kyung-min
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 22:08
Mayor promotes Busan's bid to host World Expo 2030 at WCE
Busan Mayor Park Heong-joon has been seeking support from eight of his peers for the port city's bid to host the World Expo 2030, during a session on Friday at the World Climate Industry Expo (WCE), being held in Busan from May 25 to 27.
Advancing ESG drive meets stakeholder demands, enhances access to capital: experts
Businesses practicing carbon neutrality around-the-clock are likely to fully disclose environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) data, and meet emission reduction targets, a source of stable and greater access to financial capital in the years to come, according to energy transition experts, Friday.
Business leaders discuss joint climate action
Business executives and government officials from around the world discussed ways to advance carbon neutrality at a roundtable session at the World Climate Industry Expo (WCE) held from May 25 to 27 in Busan. They discussed best practices and agreed to bolster international cooperation.
Nuclear energy drives green transition: experts
Russia's invasion of Ukraine sent ripple effects throughout the energy market, pushing up energy prices over the past few years. But at the same time the clean energy transition has become “turbocharged,” with nuclear energy making a strong comeback as a green energy source, according to Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Thursday.
Busan climate fair to bolster city's Expo bid
A global climate industry fair in Busan, a candidate for World Expo 2030, will be an excellent opportunity to illustrate Korea's cutting-edge climate technology and its leadership in global solidarity and inclusive growth toward a better greener future, according to the country's senior energy policymaker.
Kakao joins RE100 for sustainable future
Kakao has joined RE100, a global initiative whereby businesses aim to source 100 percent of their energy from renewables, including wind and solar energy, the tech company said Wednesday.
Ukraine to share data on 5,000 post-war reconstruction projects with Korea
Ukraine has offered to share data on 5,000 post-war reconstruction projects with Korea first, a month earlier than an international release in June, the land ministry said Wednesday, illustrating a desire for Korea's experience in smart city planning and infrastructure building.
WTO head visits Naver, meets young AI leaders
World Trade Organization (WTO) Secretary-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala visited Naver, a local IT giant, to experience its latest high-tech artificial intelligence (AI) services, including robot deliveries and digital twin technologies, the trade ministry said Tuesday.
RDA shares tomato, pepper farming strategies with 13 Asian countries
The Rural Development Administration (RDA) held a workshop on the Innovation and Approaches on Vegetable Breeding Technology in Asia from May 17 to 19 at the World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) headquarters in Tainan, Taiwan, the agriculture ministry-affiliated organization said Tuesday.
Vietnam willing to open financial market further: embassy
Vietnam is willing to deregulate its financial market further to attract more investments from Korea and other countries to advance the Southeast Asian country's financial service industry to match its rapidly-growing economy, senior officials at the Embassy of Vietnam in Korea said Monday. The Vietnamese government's directives will enable an increasing number of Korean bank...