The world of patient care is constantly evolving, thanks to the hard work, continuous innovation, and collaborative spirit of doctors, international healthcare providers, patient advocacy groups, and governments. To showcase some of the latest developments in this sector and their potential benefits for Taiwanese patients, AmCham Taiwan and the American Institute in Taiwan jointly held…

Our first annual sustainability report, released in January 2021, showed early progress on our commitments to become a carbon negative, water positive, zero waste company by 2030 and protect ecosystems by building a Planetary Computer. From pledges to progress While 2021 presented us with some new learnings, we’ve also made some great progress that we…

Standard Chartered’s vision to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank includes considerable climate change obligations. The bank’s ambitious targets to reach net-zero emissions in its own operations by 2025 and in its financing by 2050 have sparked a wide array of initiatives impacting stakeholders and operations. “Everyone has a role to play in…

To achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, the National Development Council has set a goal of an electricity mix where renewables will account for 70%, a significant increase from the 5.5% it represented in 2020. For Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), this ambitious goal is a welcomed development, as the pioneering fund management enterprise aims to deploy…

Taiwan’s aspirations to become an island powered by green energy heavily depend on the efforts of wind power developers. And although the bustling industry now consists of many local and international firms, the first company to accelerate the island’s wind power transformation was Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE), a leading offshore wind developer. SRE has been…

For many international investors, Taiwan represents something of a ground zero for renewable energy development. In fact, the seed of this market has been germinating for over two decades in Taiwan, and it now represents a multi-billion-dollar industry. Among the pioneers of Taiwan’s renewable energy renaissance is German developer wpd, who had entered Taiwan’s market…

One of the key lessons of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for both governments and societies is the importance of strengthening and promoting public health systems and initiatives to eradicate infectious diseases and safeguard populations. Taiwan, whose pandemic management has arguably been among the best in the world, has also made significant strides in fighting illnesses…

When Taoyuan City in 2015 was elevated to the status of one of Taiwan’s six special municipalities, Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan and his staff embraced the concept of using smart-city techniques to transform Taoyuan into the country’s hub for digital information innovation. The still-expanding program has already proven its value. It has helped provide residents of…

Taiwan today finds itself facing a number of tough challenges, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, increased U.S.-China competition, and, most recently, the war in Ukraine. For Taiwan’s central and local governments, industries, civil society, and the general public, meeting these challenges will require working together to increase Taiwan’s resiliency on several fronts. These…