Decarbonization Tag

Mizuho Financial Group (MHFG) [8411:JP], the controller of Japanese megabank Mizuho Bank, has issued a EUD800m (USD796.2m) green bond to finance environmental-friendly projects, as reported by ESG Today on September 5. This represents the largest euro-denominated green bond issued by a Japanese financial institute. This...

Japanese trading house Itochu [8001:JP] and British oil and gas giant Shell [SHEL:US] have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Brazilian steel giant CSN [CSNA3:BZ] to study the introduction of decarbonization technologies at Brazil’s Casa de Pedra Mine, which is jointly developed by Itochu...

The Japanese government plans to set up a JPY20tr (USD155bn) fund to boost investment in new power grid technology, energy-saving homes, and other technologies that can decrease the country’s carbon footprint, as reported by Nikkei Asia on May 14. Specifically, smart grids which can adjust...

Citibank Korea has established an agreement with Hyundai Engineering & Construction (E&C) [000720:KS], the Hyundai Group's construction company, to promote ESG practices and expand their global businesses, as reported by the Korea Times on March 7. As part of the partnership, Citibank will provide a...

Japan and Indonesia will jointly develop decarbonization technologies, including hydrogen, ammonia, as well as carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), under a new memorandum of cooperation (MOC) between the two countries, as reported by Reuters on January 10. Indonesian Energy Minister, Arifin Tasrif, stated that...

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