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A task force convened by the Monetary Authority of Singapore has published the second version of its green and transition taxonomy. The document, which builds on the earlier taxonomy proposed by the Green Finance Industry Taskforce (GFIT) in January 2021, details threshol
20 May 2022
Dozens of top companies participate in process aiming promote ESG development
12 May 2022
A number of Asian countries are more vulnerable to climate change due to greater exposure to risks arising from misalignment with low-carbon transition, according to a new report. Corporates and financial institutions in the region can alleviate such threats, and be better positioned to seize related opportunities, by adopting proactive climate risk analysis and management, according to the report, Pricing Climate Risks in Asia, from Center for Green Finance Research (CGFR) under Tsinghua University’s National Institute of Financial Research.
25 Apr 2022
The potential of countries' climate policies to damage other countries' economies has not received as much attention as it deserves. Without proper international coordination, well-intended measures in major economies could further widen the income and welfare gap between rich and poor countries
13 Apr 2022
Voluntary carbon offset demand anticipated to increase up to 100 times by 2050
12 Apr 2022
Consultation on proposals aims to remedy current reporting consistency, comparability challenges
1 Apr 2022
Now in its second year of implementation, the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) remains a work in progress that is yet to achieve its key objectives.
1 Apr 2022
Seven exchanges in six members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are making steady progress in improving the utility and comparability of sustainability-related disclosures by listed companies in the region. During the 34th Asean Exchanges CEOs meeting, hosted virtually by the Singapore Exchange Group (SGX Group) on March 29, the exchanges published a comparative table of their sustainability reporting regimes to aid investors in understanding the reporting structures and various approaches adopted by the member exchanges.
30 Mar 2022
Extra work, costs come at challenging time for region beset with pandemic, inflation
21 Mar 2022
Overall level of transparency improving but below ECB supervisory expectations
16 Mar 2022
Investors play critical role encouraging, supporting aviation firms to act on climate change
11 Mar 2022
The ocean provides livelihoods for millions of people around the world and absorbs up to a third of global carbon-dioxide emissions. But with the health of maritime ecosystems threatened by plastic pollution, a new international treaty is urgently needed
9 Mar 2022
Comparisons between today's China-US tensions and the Cold War are often superficial and misleading. But reviving the maxim that underpinned some of the most significant US-Soviet arms-control agreements may help to re-establish trust in the similarly existential domain of climate policy
23 Feb 2022