SOUTH-EAST Asian financial regulators have agreed to allow cross-border investment advisory services and to set standards for social and sustainability bonds, according to announcements from the...

BIOTECH startup RWDC Industries, which is based in Singapore, on Wednesday said it has closed a US$13 million Series A2 round co-led by venture capital firms Vickers Venture Partners and WI Harper...

PROTECTING children from distressed family situations is among the key priorities of social services around the world. Banks such as Australia's Westpac have been able to provide innovative...

SEAN Kidney is taking stock of climate action, and it's safe to say, he's not pleased with the progress. Speaking to participants at a recent green finance conference in Singapore, the CEO...

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SOCIETE Generale sees rising interest from Asia in investments in renewable energy, even as the French bank looks to globally deploy 100 billion euros (S$158 billion) into the green sector by 2020,...

SINGAPORE banks are stepping up their sustainability credentials, with OCBC Bank becoming the latest to consider sustainability targets in order to prod companies into behaving responsibly.