Asia

“Olam, Deutsche Bank close Asia’s first sustainability-linked derivative” – The Straights Times – June 27, 2020

On June 27, 2020 The Straights Times reported that “(a)gri-business group Olam International and Deutsche Bank have executed Asia’s first foreign exchange (FX) derivative linked to key environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards. The ESG-linked FX (Thai baht/US dollar) forward enables Olam to lock in a discount when it meets pre-defined ESG targets that support […]

“Ping An introduces ESG Smart Rating System in China” – Verdict – June 23, 2020

On June 23, 2020 Verdict reported that “Ping An Insurance has introduced its responsible investment system to promote Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and encourage long-term value creation in China’s capital market. CN-ESG Smart Rating System created by the company offers a suite of China-specific smart ESG investment tools. The system will assist companies […]