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A Special Lecture on Business, human rights, and just transition in the context of energy transition by Dr. Sokphea Young (AIT Alumnus)

20 Jul 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Department of Development and Sustainability is pleased to invite you the Special Lecture titled Business, human rights, and just transition in the context of energy transition by AIT alumnus Dr. Sokphea Young, Honorary Research Fellow at the University College London (UK) and Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s (UK) China Centre. Dr. Young obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne (Australia), Master’s (with distinction) from Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand), and Bachelor’s from Royal University of Agriculture (Cambodia).

In his talk, Dr. Young will draw on cases in Europe and Southeast Asia to highlight key human rights issues of the energy transition, discussing just transition, the supply chain of renewable energy, such as wind and solar farms, and the complexity of responsible businesses. He will then propose a framework to understand and address human rights issues in the energy transition in the context of business and human rights.

Besides his academic career, Dr. Young advised international development agencies, multinational companies, banks and international financial institutions to manage and mitigate social, environmental, governance (ESG), human rights and political risks in East and South East Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Date: 20 July 2022
Time: 1:00 P.M. (ICT/GMT+0700 Bangkok Time)
Venue: S201 SERD Building, AIT, Thailand, and Online via ZOOM

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