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  • Singapore to require climate disclosures by private companies

    04 March 2024
  • Webinar Q&A: WWF and MAS on 'green' central banking and regulation

    14 February 2024

    Regulators are bolstering their work on transition planning and nature as they look to support the transition to net zero, Annabelle Palmer reports

  • Regulating ESG ratings: Mission impossible?

    02 February 2024

    As regulators around the world seek to define good practice for ESG raters, they are discovering the complexities of doing so, writes Michael Hurley

  • SGX: 'Uneven' Singapore climate disclosures a 'reality check'

    23 November 2023

    Climate-related disclosures by Singapore-listed firms remain "uneven" after the recent roll-out of requirements by the Singapore Exchange (SGX), but the stock exchange hopes data from the first round of reporting will spur improvement.

  • NBIM: ESG ratings 'should disclose methodology change impacts'

    25 August 2023

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has urged regulators to require environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings providers to be more transparent about the impact of changes to their methodologies.

  • Singapore prices SGD2.8bn green bond tap

    25 August 2023

    Singapore is raising SGD2.8 billion ($2.1 billion) from a tap of its 50-year green bond, which takes the total raised by the city-state from its debut sovereign green bond to SGD5.2 billion.

  • Singapore plans SGD1.8bn green bond tap this week

    22 August 2023

    Singapore is planning to raise at least SGD1.8 billion ($1.3 billion) from a tap of its 50-year debut green bond this week.

  • Free climate data repository to link with MAS, SGX disclosure portal

    27 June 2023

    A free-to-use climate data platform launched by Emmanuel Macron and Michael Bloomberg is to link with a disclosure portal developed by the Monetary of Singapore and Singapore Exchange, it has been announced.

  • MAS developing ESG ratings code of conduct

    20 April 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore is supporting work to create an ESG code of conduct which will ask ESG ratings and data providers to disclose how transition risks are factored into their products.

  • Asian banks not taking enough action on nature-related risks, warns WWF

    01 March 2023

    Banks across Asia are failing to take action on nature-related risks in their supply chains, which could put them at risk from tightening regulation, WWF Singapore said.