The Alliance has been established to increase funding channels for green projects and guide government policies and investment projects.
From 2024, all financial firms and listed companies with paid-in capital over $340mn will be required to have at least one-third of their boards made up of independent directors.
The action plan seeks to promote green and sustainable financial markets, improve ESG disclosures, and establish a classification standard for the financial industry.
The task force will establish a monitoring system for climate-related financial risks, lead efforts to boost investment in green industries, and promote ESG investing in Korea.
The NGFS membership will strengthen BSP’s collaboration with central banks and supervisors on the effective management of climate risks in the financial sector.
The National Green Development Fund will be used to invest in key areas of green development along the Yangtze River Economic Belt.
The derivatives market can contribute in the transition towards a low-carbon economy, due its ability to facilitate capital-raising via the hedging of risks related to sustainable investments.
Incoming rules from the EU, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong highlight the need for banks to gain a better understanding of the third party and supply chain risks their customers face.
The framework and taxonomy will help DBS clients transition to more sustainable business models, providing them transition financing to do so.
Sustainability-linked bonds are performance-based bond instruments where the issuer is committing to future improvements in sustainability outcomes within a predefined timeline.
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