environmental social and governance (ESG) principles

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.
DBS Private Bank aims to have more than 50% of AUM in sustainable investments by 2023 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

DBS Private Bank aims to have more than 50% of AUM in sustainable investments by 2023

DBS Private Bank adds that it will seek to encourage its clients in the region to adopt ESG standards in their investments.
Endowus to launch Asia's first digital multi-asset ESG portfolios for retail investors - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Endowus to launch Asia's first digital multi-asset ESG portfolios for retail investors

Fund managers of these funds include JP Morgan Asset Management, Natixis-Mirova, PIMCO, Schroders and UOB Asset Management-Robeco.

Singapore economy

Singapore needs to boost auditing standards to boost nation's ESG credibility

While Singapore’s corporate disclosure level improved this year, it lags behind neighbouring countries like Malaysia and Thailand.

Sustainability

DBS Bank and Hongkong Land signs first sustainability-linked loan of HK$1 bil

Hongkong Land, a member of the Jardine Group of companies, will be eligible to receive a tiered discount on the interest rate of the loan should it achieve pre-determined ESG targets agreed with DBS.

Future of the economy

Walking the talk of stakeholder capitalism

(Jan 31): The role of corporate boards has never been more important, nor subject to as much scrutiny, as it is today. The technological, environmental, geopolitical, and socioeconomic transformations of the past two decades are driving a re-examination o

Goldman Sachs Asset Management: Investment themes 2020

The year investors define and discover ESG

(Jan 31): The growing focus among asset owners, governments and regulators on ESG (environmental, social and governance) is amongst the largest factors driving change in the way capital is allocated today. The overwhelming majority of pension funds, sover
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