Key EU Sustainability Reporting Regulations Explained

By Marie Coupeau Relevant legislation: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) - 2022/2464/EU EU Taxonomy Regulation - 2020/852/EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) - 2019/2088/EU Non-Financial Reporting…
MAS Sets the Standard: ESG Rating Providers Embrace Transparency with New Code of Conduct

MAS Sets the Standard: ESG Rating Providers Embrace Transparency with New Code of Conduct

Singapore, December 6, 2023 – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has taken a significant step towards enhancing transparency in the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) space by publishing its finalized Code of Conduct for ESG…

What will Southeast Asia’s ESG look like in 2024?

Introduction Southeast Asia's evolving landscape melds environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors with financial dynamics. The region's vulnerability to natural disasters propels a surge in sustainable finance initiatives. ESG…

Unveiling the Resilience of Investment Management Platforms Amidst Shifting Deal Dynamics in 2023

Investment management platforms are digital tools that allow investors to manage their investments online with the maintenance of an investment portfolio, or a collection of financial assets. In 2023 the investment management platform sector…

MAS Unveils World’s First Multi-Sector Transition Taxonomy, Paving the Way for Sustainable Finance Innovation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has introduced the Singapore-Asia Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance, a pioneering framework globally. The taxonomy outlines detailed thresholds and criteria for defining green and transition activities…

Integrating ESG into Asian Organizational DNA

The landscape of sustainability within Asian companies is undergoing a transformative phase, shaped by dynamic shifts in global standards, operational strategies, and technological advancements.  Recent insights derived from an ERM…

ESG FinTech Thrives in Asia Pacific: China, India, Australia, and Singapore Lead the Charge

In the fast-evolving landscape of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) FinTech, the Asia Pacific (APAC) region has become a hotbed for innovation and investment. Over an 18-month period, from 2022 through the first half of 2023, China,…

Sustainable Finance’s Quest for Data Transparency

The real estate sector significantly contributes to global carbon emissions and energy consumption. Approximately 37% of global CO2 emissions and 34% of the world's energy consumption are attributed to the building and construction industry.…

The Data-Powered Revolution in Carbon Services

In the wake of pressing global concerns about climate change, the emergence of Carbon Services has become a pivotal force in propelling us towards a more sustainable future. These services, integral to the larger ESG (Environmental, Social,…

Assessing Climate Risk Management in Financial Institutions

As the world grapples with the growing urgency of climate change, the financial sector is increasingly recognizing the importance of managing climate-related risks. However, not all financial institutions are on equal footing when it comes…

Exploring Careers in Sustainable Finance Universe

Sustainable finance is a rapidly growing field offering a wide range of career possibilities. Here's a concise look at various sectors and roles: Cross-Sector Renewable Energy Development: Jobs in policy, financial analysis, research,…