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INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Investing in a greener world

Financing the conservation of peatlands in South-East Asia offers the opportunity to preserve natural capital

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Peatland fires, like this one in Indonesia, are a major source of atmospheric greenhouse gas emissions, accompanied by emissions of methane and other toxic gases.

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 climate change solutions, against its forestry criteria in the Thai domestic market.

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