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“Hong Kong as a Regional Green Finance Hub” – Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HK FSDC) – May 30, 2016

On May 30, 2016 the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HK FSDC) published a report (FSDC Paper Number 23) which posits that Hong Kong “is uniquely placed to be the regional leader in green finance.” The report “makes a number of recommendations for action in the near future, including:- The issue by the government […]

“Credit ratings agencies embrace more systematic consideration of ESG” – UN PRI – May 26, 2016

In a press release published on May 26, 2016 the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) announced:  “Leading credit ratings agencies are joining an initiative to look at environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in a more systematic way, the PRI announced today. To kick-start that initiative, 100 investors managing US$16 trillion of assets, […]