“Malaysia’s Sime Darby Plantation Banned From U.S. Markets Over Alleged Forced Labor Issues” – Chain Reaction Research – January 7, 2021

On January 7, 2021 Chain Reaction Research reported that “the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency once again issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) on palm oil produced by a Malaysian company. This time, the subject is the palm oil plantation owner and trader/refiner Sime Darby. The WRO, which became effective on December 30, […]

“HKEX launches Sustainable And Green Exchange (STAGE)” – SSE Initiative – December 2, 2020

On December 2, 2020, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative reported: “Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announced the official launch of the Sustainable and Green Exchange (STAGE), Asia’s first multi-asset sustainable investment product platform, supporting fast-growing global demand for sustainable finance. At the heart of the STAGE platform is an online product […]