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SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

ESG is having its moment, and so are its female champions

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CDL's Esther An says women tend to look beyond a "hardcore" numbers-driven approach towards business.

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Green finance in the Asia-Pacific has grown significantly over the past few years, says MAS's Gillian Tan.

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Lauren Sorkin of Global Resilient Cities Network says women contribute to "diversity of thought", leading to better decisions.

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"When we have female role models to look up to, it helps to foster confidence," says Emily Tan of Shell City Solutions.

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Durreen Shahnaz, founder and chief executive officer of Impact Investment Exchange, still feels that more can be done to give underserved women a voice in the market.

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AS sustainability-centred priorities grow in prominence on regulators' and investors' agendas, women, too, are increasingly muscling into the traditionally male-dominated fields like finance and real estate.

While there is little hard data on the matter, women have been...

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