LeapFrog: reaching emerging markets
There is correlation between impact and returns, according to LeapFrog Investments. Peter Cripps reports
MAS's Menon warns of 'significant macroeconomic implications' of biodiversity loss
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's managing director Ravi Menon has urged financial institutions to proactively manage the risk of biodiversity loss, warning it could have "significant macroeconomic implications".
There is no alternative to carbon markets, says Temasek's GenZero
While scrutiny of the carbon market should be welcomed, criticism of the carbon market is unfair unless an alternative is presented, the CEO of Temasek's GenZero told Environmental Finance.
Singapore and China to make taxonomies interoperable
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the People's Bank of China have announced plans to make the Singaporean and Chinese sustainability taxonomies interoperable, as part of deeper sustainable finance cooperation between the two nations.
Impact verifiers BlueMark raise $10 million
Brookfield-led consortium to acquire Australian power generator
A consortium of Brookfield Renewable Partners, GIC, Temasek and MidOcean Energy, have agreed to acquire Australia's largest integrated power generator, Origin Energy, for AUD18.7 billion ($12.4 billion).
MAS urges insurers to help high emitters decarbonise
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has called for insurers to steer companies in the emissions intensive Asia-Pacific region towards more sustainable practices, as an executive warned insurers of high exposure to climate transition risks.