Banking

“Singapore banks move to end Southeast Asia’s coal addiction” – Nikkei Asian Review – May 8, 2019

On May 8, 2019 Nikkei Asian Review reported that ‘(a) push to end Southeast Asia’s addiction to fossil fuels is gathering pace after the region’s two biggest banks said they would stop funding coal-fired power plants. Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings said last month that it would cease financing new coal power projects from 2021 following the completion of […]

“Mexico Proves Bill & Melinda Right on Gender Data” – Center for Global Development – February 27, 2019

On February 27, 2019 the Center for Global Development published an article describing how gender-specific data enhances the ability of governments and financial institutions to promote inclusion.  The blog post originally appeared in Spanish on the Inter-American Development Bank internet site. “In their recently released 2019 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates argue that data can be […]