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Once again, climate scientists have warned that time is running out in the global race to stay ahead of catastrophic climate change. While Kenya and many other countries in the Global South could play a major role in solving the problem, more must be done to unlock that potential
26 May 2023
Proceeds to help tech start-up accelerate production of more cost-effective, sustainable aviation fuel
31 May 2023
ESG investors in China need to be more engaged with the companies they invest in because companies tend to use a lack of investor interest as an excuse for not actively pursuing their sustainability targets, according to a new study.
25 May 2023
Thailand’s Krungthai Bank and PTT Exploration and Production Public Company (PTTEP), a Thai oil and gas exploration and production company, have partnered to launch the country’s first carbon credit-linked investment programme.
29 May 2023
Less strident alternative needed that considers Asian countries’ varied stages of net-zero progress
22 May 2023
Last year’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) ended with a historic agreement to provide financial assistance to developing countries suffering the adverse effects of global warming. But to ensure the fund operates as intended, it is crucial to enter COP28 with a clear, detailed and unified strategy for implementation
25 May 2023
The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) has collaborated with the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) to offer a series of training modules on sustainable finance.
18 May 2023
Asset owners and managers welcome heightened regulatory scrutiny of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives in the wake of “greenwashing” concerns.
17 May 2023
Reinforced standards, KPI-based methodology at portfolio level part of improved approach
17 May 2023
Investments target green, digital transition, boost cultural, educational, social sectors
10 May 2023
Ureca, a Singapore-headquartered climate tech company, has launched a platform that gives retail investors direct access to carbon credits in a bid to mobilize a global movement of climate action.
5 May 2023
Asia is ramping up efforts to achieve its low-carbon ambitions, and round-the-clock (RTC) renewable energy supply is emerging as the most important consideration in its bid to reduce dependence on fossil fuels while ensuring a stable and reliable source of electricity.
5 May 2023
Japan’s largest banking group MUFG Bank, in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation and Pavilion Private Equity, has established a fund that will invest primarily in companies dedicated to decarbonization through the development of climate technology.
4 May 2023
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has unveiled a financing programme to ramp up support for the region in the battle against climate change. Called the Innovative Finance Facility for Climate in Asia and the Pacific (IF-CAP), the programme was announced today (May 2) by ADB president Masatsugu Asakawa at the opening of the bank’s 56th annual meeting in Incheon, South Korea.
2 May 2023