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“Malaysia needs more SRI sukuk, says finance minister at launch of Sustainable and Responsible Investment Roadmap” – Salaam Gateway – November 27, 2019

On November 27, 2019 Salaam Gateway reported that “Malaysia’s government has backed its capital markets regulator’s new strategy to encourage sustainable development through investment with a call for more green sukuk. The Securities Commission Malaysia on Tuesday (Nov 26) released a ‘roadmap’ to promote sustainable and responsible development (SRI) through the capital markets. Its approach […]

“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 […]