2022-04-14

Honda Motor [HMC:US] announced a JPY5tr (USD40bn) investment in electric vehicles (EVs) development over the next ten years, as reported by Nikkei Asia on April 12. The spending is part of the Japanese company’s next-decade budget for research and development (R&D) worth JPY8tr (USD64bn). According...

POSCO Chemical [003670:KS], the chemical and battery material unit of South Korean steelmaker POSCO Group [005490:KS], will issue green bonds worth KRW300bn (USD244.4m), as reported by the Korea Economic Daily on April 8. The bond will encompass five-year bonds worth KRW100bn (USD81m) and three-year bonds...

The European Union (EU) has entered the second year of implementing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), a part of a legislative package on sustainable finance. The measures also include the Regulation (EU) 2020/852 (Taxonomy Regulation, hereinafter referred to as “TR”). In order to provide...

Hyundai Motor [005380:KS] has released a new platform for electric vehicle (EV) charging service to strengthen its presence in the South Korean EV market, as reported by the Korea Economic Daily on April 4. The platform, called E-pit, updates services for both Hyundai’s EV customers...

Hong Kong's financial secretary Paul Chan Mo-Po stated that the city will shortly restart the issuing of retail green bonds, as reported by Reuters on April 10. The retail green bond offering is worth HKD15bn (USD1.9bn) and can be subscribed for up to HKD20bn (USD2.55bn)....

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