The SGFC is Singapore’s first research institute dedicated to green finance research and talent development and is support by MAS and nine partner financial institutions.
As Asia’s asset owners and managers get to grips with sustainability factors at varying speeds, regulators are pushing the pace of change.
CFA Institute says 75% of global C-level executives in the investment industry believe climate change is important, but only 40% incorporate it in their investment process.
A new report proposes a system for labelling issuers for firm-level greenness based on carbon intensity, the ratio of carbon emissions to revenue.
The Asia-Pacific region has an important role to play in addressing global ESG concerns, panelists at PRI’s APAC Digital Symposium opined.
Asset managers face rising expectations from asset owners, a panel session at the Principles of Responsible Investment’s APAC Digital Symposium has revealed.
This month, 12 financial institutions will commence a pilot to implement a principles-based taxonomy for classifying climate risk, one of a number of initiatives to build climate resilience.
If approved by Parliament, the new comply-or-explain climate risk disclosure regime could come into effect in 2023 at the earliest.
The IFRS Foundation is proposed as the body that is “optimally positioned” to lead and coordinate the creation of a new sustainability standards board.
A new IOSCO taskforce will work to identify commonalities across sustainability disclosure standards from across the world to develop principles-based guidelines.
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