20% of Hong Kong companies sustainability compliant
Only 20% of Hong Kong's largest companies have good compliance with international sustainability guidelines, according to Standard Ethics.
Banks making progress on combating climate change
Banks have made considerable progress in addressing climate risks and opportunities in their business practices to align with a 2°C global warming target, but it is still not enough, according to a new report.
Tool to help investors assess deforestation risks to portfolios
Banks and investors are being urged to assess the risks to their portfolios from deforestation, using a new tool created by the UN.
How to help the green bond market grow
The market needs to embrace general purpose bonds from 'pureplay' green companies, as well as allowing non-clean companies to issue green bonds if they are in transition to a greener business model, argues Ulrik Ross
BoA, UBS in, but HSBC out of sustainability index
Bank of America, UBS and United Parcel Service are the largest of 39 companies admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.