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Environmental, Social and Governance

Green is not always clean: Rising tide of greenwash brings risks for investors

Greenwashing has become more widespread and sophisticated in recent years. Now, regulators and investors are fighting back.

Environmental, Social and Governance

New benchmarks put an end to 'anything goes' for ESG indexes

Investors are looking for some guardrails as they navigate a market rife with anxiety about greenwashing
Investors and companies paying attention to ESG  because of climate change - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Investors and companies paying attention to ESG because of climate change

Investors and companies are paying attention to ESG on the back of climate change, and cost avoidance with green assets
Greening energy to fight climate threat may cost US$92 tril - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Greening energy to fight climate threat may cost US$92 tril

The final bill could be as much as US$173 trillion, about eight times the US GDP in 2019.
Record transaction levels in sustainable financing: Refinitiv - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Record transaction levels in sustainable financing: Refinitiv

According to Refinitiv, record levels were raised or transacted across various markets.
Beware of risk from nature loss: WWF - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Beware of risk from nature loss: WWF

“Climate and nature are two sides of the same coin."

Environmental, Social and Governance

Al Gore warns greenwashing may stop the climate fight in its tracks

According to Generation Investment, which Gore chairs, 42% of environmental claims have been "exaggerated, false or deceptive."

Environmental, Social and Governance

OCBC to train more in-house subject matter experts on ESG

The training is part of the $30 million allocated over the next three years under the OCBC Future Smart Programme.
Chinese investors most keen on ESG, Singaporeans least aware: Fidelity - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Chinese investors most keen on ESG, Singaporeans least aware: Fidelity

China’s air pollution has for years posed a tangible, visible symptom to otherwise abstract ESG warnings.
PwC Singapore to invest $50 mil under new strategy, hire 300 positions over the next year - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

PwC Singapore to invest $50 mil under new strategy, hire 300 positions over the next year

The investment will also be used to launch an ESG Centre of Excellence.
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