“Singapore rolls out the green carpet to become sustainable financing hub” –The Asset ESG Forum – November 16, 2019

On November 16, 2019 The Asset reported that “(t)he Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced during the Singapore Fintech Festival that it has established a US$2 billion green investments programme (GIP) to invest in public market investment strategies with a strong green focus.

MAS’ first investment under the GIP will be a US$100 million placement in the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Green Bond Investment Pool (GBIP). Together with other participating central banks, MAS hopes that this initiative will help accelerate further deepening of the green bond market.”

You may read the article on The Asset ESG Forum internet site.

Updated List of Certificate Programs and Courses in Sustainability – Emerging Markets ESG – November 13, 2019

Analyzing a wide range of audio-visual, online and print (re)sources, Emerging Markets ESG regularly updates its list of certificate programs and courses in sustainability.

As of November 13, 2019 the list includes 49 programs in 10 countries (Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Spain Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the US). In addition, the list contains links to a network of sustainability centers at business schools around the world and a list of green MBAs and a ranking of MBA programs that cover sustainability issues.

Please contact Emerging Markets ESG if you would like to obtain a complimentary copy of the list and/or you would like to include your institution’s certificate program / course in the list.