Japan's central bank to offer zero-interest funds to FIs making loans and investments to tackle climate change.
Regulator aims to promote issuance of social bonds by private sector, but prevent ‘social washing’.
Biennial survey reflects “industry in transition”, with higher standards and expectations reducing status of negative screening.
With a rush and a push, many politicians cleared their in-trays this week.
New centre to serve as a cross-sector platform to coordinate transition efforts and repository for resources, data and analytics.
ESG funds will have to disclose how they attain their ESG focus, referencing criteria, measurement methodologies, and benchmarks used.
The panel says the FSA should introduce a code of conduct for ESG data providers and develop an information platform for ESG-related bonds.
New law prohibits entities being audited from refusing to provide information, delaying such provision, and submitting false information.
China's central bank to begin quarterly assessments of 24 major banks on their green finance performance under a new evaluation system.
Five asset managers appointed to manage S$1.8 billion under new mandates focused on climate change and the environment.
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