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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Sustainability and Digital Transformation in South East Asia

Unlocking Sustainable Digital Transformation: South East Asia's Remarkable Journey

The South East Asian region is experiencing an unprecedented wave of digital transformation, and it's heartening to see sustainability at the core of this evolution. Let's explore the facts and figures that showcase how this incredible shift is not only reshaping industries but also driving a sustainable future.

Rapid Growth:

South East Asia's internet economy surged to a staggering $100 billion in 2021, with projections to reach $300 billion by 2025. What's even more exciting? A significant portion of this growth is powered by sustainable tech solutions. (Source: Google-Temasek Report)

Mobile Connectivity:

Mobile internet adoption is skyrocketing, with an impressive 70% of the population connected. This mobile revolution not only drives digital access but also enables sustainable practices like remote work, reducing carbon emissions. (Source: Google-Temasek Report)

E-commerce Surge:

E-commerce is thriving, with online retail sales exceeding $38 billion in 2020. Sustainable e-commerce practices, including packaging innovation and eco-friendly supply chains, are gaining traction. (Source: Statista)

Sustainability at Tech Hubs:

Cities like Singapore, Bangalore, and Jakarta, are rapidly becoming tech hubs that prioritize sustainability in urban planning, green buildings, and renewable energy. (Source: Nikkei Asia)

Innovation Investments:

Investments in technology and innovation reached a record $9.2 billion in 2021, reflecting a strong commitment to sustainable tech solutions and green startups. (Source: Tech in Asia)

Shaping a Sustainable Future:

South East Asia is proving to be a digital and sustainability powerhouse. Let's celebrate and advocate for digital transformation that aligns with our sustainability goals, fostering innovation that's not just about growth but also about making our world greener and better.

Join us in championing sustainable digital transformation in South East Asia!

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