Integrated Urban Services (IUS) is a program under the U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership helping ASEAN cities build resilience in their energy, water, and food provisioning systems. The program is jointly implemented by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Integrated Urban Services FactsheetDownload
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency's (USTDA) Smart Mobility Webinar provides an overview on smart transportation infrastructure solutions proposed by USTDA as well as USTDA tools that can be used to support project preparation and partnership building. Smart Mobility Webinar USTDA November 18, 2020Download
This presentation provides information on how the U.S. government, particularly the Department of Commerce's Commercial Service and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, provide opportunities for collaboration with the private sector. USG Working with the Private Sector - November 18 2020Download
This UPS case study was a part of the U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership: Smart Mobility Webinar IV Working with the Private Sector. It explores the urban logistics of the world's largest package delivery company as it works to achieve sustainability goals through fleet electrification and cycle and walker solutions. Read the full UPS Case Study
By the ASEAN Secretariat The strategy consists of this report as well as two accompanying toolkits that will assist local governments in ASEAN to advance sustainable urbanization in their cities. Read the Full Sustainable Urbanization Strategy
An International Trade Association (ITA)-commissioned study by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) assesses the landscape for clean energy standards adoption in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Displaying regulatory and other product information electronically is more practical than using small, confusing physical labels. But countries need to align their approaches to “e-labels” in order to maximize their benefits and avoid creating a new barrier to trade and innovation.
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As new manufacturing techniques like Additive Manufacturing (AM) continue to rapidly evolve, the potential benefits for the countries of Southeast Asia, from higher tech jobs and more resilient supply chains to improved health and cheaper, safer manufacturing, could be immeasurable.
by Charles Strecker While the possibilities of smart cities are great, so too are the tyrannies they can perpetuate. The longterm viability of smart cities thus depends upon the trust and understanding of its inhabitants and their capacity to believe that the great weapon that the smart city may become will not be turned against them.…
by Connor Carrera In Southeast Asia, traffic has increasingly been an issue, especially with the dramatic economic growth many of the countries have had. There is an unproportional amount of deaths due to road traffic in Southeast Asia. Many of these deaths are due to the very congested and unorganized streets but implementing smart city technology…
by Heather Atherton An initial investment of $10 million was announced to launch the U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP), a strategic move in lending the private and public sector knowledge of the United States toward implementation of smart technologies in cities belonging to the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN). The USASCP is committed to improving the…