According to the latest Sustainability Development Report (SDR), Brunei Darussalam has ranked 6th among ASEAN countries in terms of sustainable development. The report, which evaluated 193 countries on their sustainability performance based on several factors, including environmental protection, economic development, and social progress, placed Singapore at the top of the list among ASEAN nations, followed by Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.
Brunei’s strong performance in the report is attributed to its commitment to sustainable development and its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The country has implemented several initiatives to promote renewable energy and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. It has also taken steps to protect its biodiversity, such as by establishing protected areas and implementing conservation programs.
In addition to its environmental efforts, Brunei has also made significant progress in terms of economic development and social progress. The country has a diversified economy with a strong focus on developing its tourism and oil and gas industries and has also implemented policies to promote education and human capital development.
Despite its strong performance in the report, there is still room for improvement in Brunei’s sustainability efforts. The country can continue to work on reducing its carbon emissions and protecting its biodiversity, as well as exploring new opportunities for sustainable economic growth.
Overall, the Sustainability Development Report shows that Brunei is making significant strides in terms of sustainable development and is on track to becoming a leader in the region. By continuing to prioritize sustainability in its policies and initiatives, Brunei can further solidify its position among the top ASEAN countries in terms of sustainability performance.