Author: Jordy Leo

The Asian Transition Finance (ATF) Study Group, a consortium of multiple private financial institutions, drew up guidelines for financing low-carbon technologies and energy transition projects in Asia to help tackle climate change, as reported by Reuters on September 26. The study group published two reports:...

Singapore’s Changi Airport may adopt cleaner vehicles, improve cooling systems, and install solar panels on untapped open spaces within the airport to reduce the carbon footprint of the aviation industry, as reported by Strait Times on September 23. A report with suggestions on how to...

Chinese regulators designated 18 credit rating and accounting agencies as the country’s first officially approved green bond certification authorities to regulate the fast-growing market, as reported by Caixin on September 22. The Green Bond Standards Committee (GBSC), affiliated with China’s National Association of Financial Market...

Indonesia seeks to keep coal-fired power plants running for another ten years and then completely move away from fossil fuels within the next 20 years, as reported by Bloomberg on September 16. According to Indonesia’s State-owned Enterprises Minister, Erick Thohir, Indonesia will need USD600bn to...

Japanese automaker Honda Motor [7267:JP] announced a plan to release more than ten electric motorcycle models globally over the next three years, as reported by Reuters on September 13. The company has set a goal to achieve carbon neutrality for all its motorcycles by the...

Singapore Exchange (SGX) [SGX:SP] is mulling changes to its corporate disclosure rules, including requiring companies to disclose exactly how much their directors and chief executive officers (CEOs) earn, as reported by Bloomberg on September 13. Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo), the regulatory department of the...

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