“New funding platform launched for sustainability projects in Asia” – Eco-Business – November 22, 2016

On November 22, 2016 Eco-Business profiled a new platform for sustainability projects in Asia, the Sustainable Finance Collective (SFC) Asia.  Launched at the Responsible Business Forum for Sustainable Development in Singapore, it will fund projects in three areas:  the circular economy, social impact and sustainable energy.

The Eco-Business article explains:  “Comprised of banks Credit Suisse, FMO, and ING Bank as well as the UNDP-UN Social Impact Fund, the Funding Panel will offer project managers a range of funding options through a single source including debt, equity, and guarantees. Besides offering capital for sustainability projects, SFC Asia will also provide support and advice through its Expert Panel so projects can work towards qualifying for its grants.”

You may read the article on the Eco-Business internet site.