• 'Transition is the new battleground'

    07 November 2023

    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

    09 September 2022

    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

    21 February 2022

    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

    21 September 2021

    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

    22 June 2021

    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

    13 April 2021

    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

    17 September 2020

    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

    23 July 2020

    Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM) has launched an initiative to spur growth in sustainable financing following recommendations from the nation's securities regulator.