2022-09-22

Environmental, social, and governance have now become widely practiced by the top investment firms worldwide, influencing billions of dollars in investment decisions and pushing companies to meet investors’ demand for more sustainable and equitable practices. However, the private equity market still sees relatively little action...

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...

Indonesia's parliament has enacted a personal data protection bill after discussions for more than a year, as reported by Reuters on September 20. Under the new law, data handlers who leak or misuse private information might face up to five years in prison. In addition,...

LG Electronics [066570:KS] has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with GS EPS, a power production firm of the South Korean GS Group [078930:KS], to procure renewable energy for its facilities, as reported by the Korea Economic Daily on September 19. According to the MoU,...

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) will expedite the formulation of management guidelines for recycling new energy vehicle (NEV) batteries, as reported by China Daily on September 19. According to MIIT official Huang Libin, the ministry will keep looking for technical advancements in...

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