SFC chief Ashley Alder highlights steps taken to support sustainability at Asian Financial Forum, but notes "urgent need to do more".
Provincial authorities to set carbon emissions caps for first time; also charged with verifying greenhouse gas emissions reports.
China’s ESG integration remains cautious as Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore look at ESG risks and opportunities.
PBOC to enhance green finance standards, and explore introduction of mandatory reporting of environmental risks.
Australian manager aims to have net-zero plans in place for alternative portfolios by 2022.
Guidelines call for increased engagement with stakeholders, stress testing and risk disclosures.
New platform to provide greater access, transparency on sustainable-themed products, supporting Hong Kong role as green finance hub.
AIGCC highlights five tests to benchmark progress of electricity generators toward decarbonisation.
Engagement and disclosure on ESG factors on the rise, as asset owners encouraged to increase allocations to A-shares.
Outperformance by ESG indices versus parents stems from “better financial performance and/or higher investor valuation of constituents”.
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