Finance

“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 […]

“Sustainability Wins as Investors in Southeast Asia Shift Focus” – Bain & Company – November 12, 2019

On November 12, 2019 Bain & Company reported that “(t)he rapid step-change in private equity and venture investment across Southeast Asia coincides with a significant increase in sustainability investing—capital flowing to companies that contribute to environmental and social progress.  More than 50% of private equity deals now back business models that contribute to environmental and […]