greenwashing

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.

Billion Dollar Club 2023

Climate reporting: Going from good to great

External assurance is instrumental to the credibility of climate reports

Environmental, Social and Governance

Bankers see legal cover after backing US$1.5 trillion worth of ESG debt

Lawyers advising SLL bankers say the reputational risks associated with mislabeling such products are now too big to ignore
Seven in 10 businesses here flag 'green hypocrisy' in overstating ESG impact: Google Cloud - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Seven in 10 businesses here flag 'green hypocrisy' in overstating ESG impact: Google Cloud study

Most of these executives (92%) believe greenwashing is accidental, such as when companies cannot measure results or progress.
Sembcorp Industries is 'greenwashing' with sale of coal-fired plants in India, London think-tank says - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Sembcorp Industries is 'greenwashing' with sale of coal-fired plants in India, academics say

Detractors say SLBs have become yet another way for companies to secure cheaper financing

Digital Economy

How technology can reduce greenwashing in the Asian green bond market

The rapid growth of green bond issuance has introduced concerns about greenwashing. Here are two ways of overcoming that.
MAS to cut exposure to coal and oil miners; issues guidelines on ESG retail funds - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

MAS to cut exposure to coal and oil miners; issues guidelines on ESG retail funds

“Let me assure you — if MAS calls up a fund manager to a meeting, that usually sends the message across.”
Is your financing really green?  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Is your financing really green?

The three local lenders are at the forefront of Singapore’s sustainability efforts. How do they detect and deter greenwashing?
To prevent greenwashing, information must be available, comparable, trusted: SGX RegCo - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

To prevent greenwashing, information must be available, comparable, trusted: SGX RegCo

“When we think of greenwashing, we tend to think of it as deliberate. But that is not always the case,” says SGX RegCo's CEO.
Fine-tuning my 50-year-old BS radar - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Markets

Fine-tuning my 50-year-old BS radar

Perhaps we will speak more plainly, companies will match the words they commit to with real action, and investors more sanguine
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