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.
Non-profit organisations would be allowed to directly list bonds on social stock exchanges housed within existing exchanges such as the BSE or NSE, the SEBI panel said.
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