AtoZero ASEAN 2023 Summit Witnesses Unprecedented Success

The summit focused on four key pillars of the net-zero value chain: renewables, hydrogen, carbon capture plus gas, and LNG.

AtoZero ASEAN 2023 Summit Witnesses Unprecedented Success

The AtoZero (Accelerate to Net Zero) ASEAN Summit & Exhibition, jointly organized by Constellar and the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), powered by clean energy solutions provider Gentari, has garnered immense success, drawing over 2,400 participants including policymakers, CEOs, think-tank leaders, and key stakeholders from the region.

The event ran concurrently with the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2023.

The summit witnessed the participation of prominent figures from companies and organizations such as PETRONAS, Gentari, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), International Gas Union, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Rystad Energy, Solarvest, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bursa Malaysia, Pertamina, Chevron, ASEAN Centre for Energy, Aboitiz Power, and UN Global Impact.

Mel Shah, Senior Vice President, International & Business Development at Constellar expressed satisfaction with the event’s impact, stating, “Our tireless efforts leading up to AtoZero ASEAN have borne fruit, and I am truly pleased by the resonance it has created among the leaders in the net-zero value chain. Buoyed by this success, we are already gearing up for the next event in India and China, economic powerhouses equally committed to climate action.”

AtoZero ASEAN delved into the outlook and challenges of Asia’s energy sector in aligning with the region’s net-zero transition commitments. Through a series of panel discussions, experts and business leaders provided insights on the multi-billion dollar business opportunities arising from the transition.

Sushil Purohit, CEO of Gentari, emphasized their strategic alignment with AtoZero ASEAN, saying, “The event, bringing together industry leaders and officials, has ignited discussions on accelerating clean energy policies and the crucial role of collaboration in achieving net-zero. We are delighted to have been part of the event.”

The summit focused on four key pillars of the net-zero value chain: renewables, hydrogen, carbon capture plus gas, and LNG. Discussions encompassed vital topics including regional inter-connectivity partnerships, unlocking renewable energy prospects, carbon capture, green energy financing, hydrogen economy, ASEAN future grid, and corporate net-zero transition pathways.

Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman and Managing Director of IREDA, expressed their confidence in the mission of AtoZero ASEAN and highlighted their aim to facilitate coordinated efforts towards sustainable development and energy transition.

In the coming months, AtoZero is set to be held in India and China, maintaining the high-quality content and distinguished speakers. The India series will be part of Mission Net Zero India Summit 2023, dedicated to accelerating India’s journey towards net-zero carbon emissions. AtoZero India is scheduled for December 7 and 8, 2023, at IICC, Dwarka, New Delhi.