Ecosperity Week 2024

A decade on, Temasek's Ecosperity Week tackles nature, blended finance and carbon markets - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

A decade on, Temasek's Ecosperity Week tackles nature, blended finance and carbon markets

The conference explored Southeast Asia's renewable energy transition, blended finance and voluntary carbon markets.
One of MAS’s two coal plant retirement pilots provides first update since COP28 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

One of MAS’s two coal plant retirement pilots provides first update since COP28

Retiring the SLTEC coal plant in the Philippines a decade early could avoid up to 19 million tonnes of CO2.
MAS sets aside $35 mil to support upskilling, reskilling and the development of specialists in sustainable finance - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

MAS sets aside $35 mil to support upskilling, reskilling and the development of specialists in sustainable finance

Some of the initiatives include the introduction of new sustainable finance courses through institutes of higher learning.
South Pole, GenZero launch Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence in Singapore with EDB support - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

South Pole, GenZero launch Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence in Singapore with EDB support

The centre will focus on novel projects in the region, including the early decommissioning of coal-fired power plants.
‘We love debating over things; we love clickbait titles’: Gold Standard CEO defends carbon markets at GenZero summit - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

‘We love debating over things; we love clickbait titles’: Gold Standard CEO defends carbon markets at GenZero summit

“We can sit and talk about additionality forever. But is that going to fix the problem? The entire ecosystem has to change.”

Environmental, Social and Governance

High-quality carbon credits can help attract private capital to fund clean energy tech: GenZero, IEA report

By the early 2030s, US$4.5 trillion will be needed annually to deploy clean energy tech, up from US$1.8 trillion in 2023.
Temasek, EnterpriseSG sign MOU with Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy to support SEA climate-tech solutions - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Temasek, EnterpriseSG sign MOU with Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy to support SEA climate-tech solutions

Through the programme, each participating Fellow’s research will receive an initial US$500,000 grant.

Environmental, Social and Governance

More than a quarter of top 100 SGX-listed issuers have board sustainability committees, up from just six in 2017: CBD

The Council for Board Diversity Singapore will publish the 2024 edition of its annual report on board diversity in a month’s time.
Temasek Trust, DBS Foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation launch new digital impact marketplace - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Temasek Trust, DBS Foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation launch new digital impact marketplace

The platform, named Co-Axis, currently features over 70 curated impact opportunities from more than 40 countries.
13 ‘investable ideas’ to decarbonise region could generate US$150 bil annual revenue by 2030: report - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

13 ‘investible ideas’ to decarbonise region could generate US$150 bil annual revenue by 2030: report

Green investments in the region rose 20% to US$6.3 billion last year, say Bain & Company, GenZero, Standard Chartered and Temasek.
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