Setting up an effective public affairs function lays the foundation for business success in Asia-Pacific, where the political landscape is complex and policy environment is ever changing. Learn the six key steps to get started with public affairs.
Healthcare affordability and innovative financing in the Asia Pacific region have emerged as critical topics in addressing the challenge of providing accessible and quality healthcare to diverse populations.
With ESG and green financing gaining momentum in Asia, companies wishing to drive sustainable growth and join the global push toward net zero should keep abreast of the changing regulatory landscape and be prepared for new developments.
In an unstable geopolitical environment, multilateral gatherings have the capacity to set policy trends in subtle, sometimes unpredictable ways. It is essential for companies to keep one eye on meetings like the recent G20 Summit in order to gauge wind direction for future decisions that could feed into regulations, trade agreements, travel restrictions, and a host of other areas affecting business.
China is advancing its carbon credits trading system under a centralised management structure. Its new CCER programme is likely to gain a competitive advantage domestically against existing international trading standards and enable China to advocate for its own carbon emissions standards in international negotiations.