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Asean pathfinder - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Asean pathfinder

How UOB is generating new business opportunities by helping clients break into new markets in the region like Indonesia.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Singtel first telco in Asia to renew SBTi-validated targets

Singtel is aiming to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Study finds 89% of SGX-listed issuers have board diversity policy but SGX RegCo says disclosures need more detail

SGX RegCo CEO Tan Boon Gin says SGXRegCo will be closely monitoring how companies perform on this front.

Environmental, Social and Governance

More than half of online product claims to be green were ‘vague’ with ‘insufficient elaboration or details’: CCCS study

The CCCS has advised suppliers to be clearer about their terms and to explain any technical terms included.

Company in the news

Seatrium secures US$500 mil facility with a sustainability-linked conversion option

The new facility includes a sustainability-linked conversion option that’s aligned with sustainability-linked loan principles.
How companies are transforming their businesses sustainably - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Special Event

How companies are transforming their businesses sustainably

The Edge Singapore held its first sustainability investment forum on June 13 with Straits Developments, UOB and LGT.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Singapore defends climate commitment after Kempen ESG exclusion

The government has invited Kempen to "learn more of Singapore’s firm commitments and concrete actions on sustainability".

Environmental, Social and Governance

Singapore's state-backed assets blacklisted after failing Kempen's ESG test

Singapore is falling behind due to its inefficient use of energy to protect the population from tropical heat: Kempen.


Managing climate risk remains a growing priority for Asian SMEs; most willing to allocate 20% of budget to ESG efforts

The findings were a result of an inaugural survey conducted among 800 SMEs across six markets in Asia in August 2022.

Silicon Valley Bank fallout

SVB exposes 'lazy' ESG funds as hundreds bet on doomed bank

Hundreds of ESG fund managers are now dealing with the sting of having misjudged Silicon Valley Bank.