Environmental

HSBC and Temasek jointly establish debt financing platform to catalyse sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

HSBC and Temasek jointly establish debt financing platform to catalyse sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia

Through the partnership, HSBC and Temasek will invest up to a total of US$150 million ($203.9 million) to fund loans.

Palm oil

Golden Agri-Resources' industry-leading ESG score hides razed forests in Africa

GAR acknowledged in February that its Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) unit hadn’t done enough to compensate local residents.
Singapore CEOs bullish on country's growth potential and earnings power; worried about ESG and global tax: KPMG - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Singapore CEOs bullish on country's growth potential and earnings power; worried about ESG and global tax: KPMG

The findings were reported by the KPMG 2021 CEO Outlook Survey, which polled 1,325 CEOs from June to August 2021.

Environmental, Social and Governance

The responsibility of banking: Financing a sustainable future

How the banking industry plays a unique role in supporting the transition to a more sustainable future.
Financial accounting 'imperative' to create better social, environmental impact-reporting rules: DBS CEO Gupta - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Banking sector needs to have 'better scorecard' for social, environmental impact-reporting rules: DBS CEO Gupta

Gupta’s remarks come as DBS announced that it is part of a consortium to launch the BFI initiative to improve impact reporting.
Greening Singapore's water works and finance - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Greening Singapore's water works and finance

When operational, Tengeh Reservoir's solar panels will produce enough electricity to power 16,000 four-room HDB flats for a year.
'Buy' these four ESG top-scorers on the SGX: analysts - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

'Buy' these four ESG top-scorers on the SGX: analysts

Besides scoring well on ESG ratings, these companies have a solid growth fundamentals and relatively inexpensive valuations.
Why Indian stocks are poised for post-Covid growth - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Emerging Markets

Why Indian stocks are poised for post-Covid growth

Many of the companies in India are still relatively small, meaning there is a lot of scope for growth.
RHB starts 'undervalued' AIMS APAC REIT at 'buy' with highest TP of $1.55 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

RHB starts 'undervalued' AIMS APAC REIT at 'buy' with highest TP of $1.55

AA REIT’s price-to-book value (P/BV) at 0.95 times below its five-year mean is “highly unjustified”, says RHB's Vijay Natarajan.
Wilmar obtains second sustainability-linked loan from OCBC totalling US$150 mil - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Wilmar obtains second sustainability-linked loan from OCBC totalling US$150 mil

The interest rate will be reduced on a tiered basis if Wilmar achieves a set of pre-determined targets.
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