[LONDON] HSBC has attracted criticism following its recent announcement that it will align the CO2 emissions of the companies that it is financing with the Paris Agreement goal to achieve net zero...

AS the world starts to recognise the impact of climate change, investors can no longer afford to dismiss risks associated with abrupt policy changes that may potentially hurt portfolio returns....

CLIMATE CHANGE

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will, within the next two years, incorporate climate-related scenarios in the annual stress test for the financial industry, said its managing director...

IMPERIAL College Business School and the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University (SMU) on Tuesday launched the Singapore Green Finance Centre.

THE trauma of fleeing a war-torn country as a refugee is one that could make or break a person. For Omar Shokur, who fled Afghanistan in 1990 at age 14 with his family, the experience was painful...

[LONDON] HSBC will target net zero carbon emissions across its entire customer base by 2050 at the latest, and provide between US$750 billion and US$1 trillion in financing to help clients make...

GREEN FINANCE

GREEN bonds - debt taken on to finance projects with environmental benefits - hit a record in September with US$50 billion issued, as more and more companies and governments turn to the...

POSITIVE progress has been made in green finance globally despite the Covid-19 pandemic. One notable example is the growing consensus among central banks and regulators that enhanced environmental...

[PARIS] Green bonds - debt taken on to finance projects with environmental benefits - hit a record last month with US$50 billion issued, as more and more companies and governments turn to the...

INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

AT the end of July, PTT Public Company Ltd issued a 15 billion Thai baht (S$647 million) green bond certified by Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), a not-for-profit international organisation for...