'Transition is the new battleground'
Following the launch of ASEAN transition finance guidance, Eugene Wong argues that the shift to net zero requires a local, rather than a global, approach. Ahren Lester reports
The benefits of sovereign carbon credits
UNFCCC REDD+ Sovereign Carbon should form part of corporate climate mitigation portfolios, argue Kevin Conrad and Alistair Mullen
ASEAN sustainable fund standards will need tightening, says HSBC
A proposal for an ASEAN sustainable fund standard is a "good start" but will need to be tightened to align it with other international standards...
CME launches 'first' sustainable derivatives clearing service
Financial derivatives exchange operator CME is launching what is believed to be the first sustainable derivatives clearing service...
Nomura, HSBC and ING among ASEAN sustainable finance working group members
An industry advisory panel (IAP) of sustainable finance has been launched by the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF)...
Social Loan Principles launched by industry associations
Social Loan Principles (SLP) have been published by the trio of industry associations that administer the widely used voluntary principles for green and sustainability-linked loans.
Bridges and AEA plan $400m SDG-aligned IPO
UK-based investment firm Bridges Fund Management and US-based AEA Investors plan to raise $400 million by floating a new 'blank-check acquisition company' with a focus on impact investing.
Malaysia launches sustainable finance initiative
Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM) has launched an initiative to spur growth in sustainable financing following recommendations from the nation's securities regulator.