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ESG Newsletter

      Japan Set to Join Greenwashing Crackdown with New Measures

      2022-06-07

      BNN Bloomberg: Japan’s financial regulator is looking at new measures to curb greenwashing to ensure that financial products labeled ESG are sustainable, according to people familiar with the matter.  

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      China Unveils ESG Reporting Program in Bid to Catch Global Peers

      2022-05-31

      BNN Bloomberg: A new set of voluntary guidelines for Chinese companies to report environmental, social and governance metrics take effect Wednesday, offering a glimpse of what mandatory disclosures might eventually look like in the country.

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      Singapore’s Menon Calls for Urgency to Act on Climate Change

      2022-05-31

      BNN Bloomberg: The head of Singapore’s central bank called on global peers to show urgency in greening financial markets and pursuing policies that help the world achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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      TPG's Climate Fund Backs Ambitious US Carbon-Capture Project

      2022-05-12

      Financial Post: Private equity firm TPG Inc.’s climate investing arm and South Korea’s SK E&S are putting $410 million into a company seeking to curb agriculture emissions by building what may be the world’s biggest carbon-capture and storage project.

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      Here’s Where PE Money Is Flowing Now That China Is Falling Out of Favor

      2022-03-30

      Institutional Investor: Global investors first started pulling back from public markets in China as they tried to navigate markets amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But now private companies in China are feeling the change in sentiment as well. 

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      Japan Becomes First G-7 Nation to Factor ESG Into Investments

      2021-10-07

      BNN Bloomberg: Japan will introduce environmental, social and governance considerations for foreign reserves held by the finance ministry, reflecting a need to seriously tackle climate change in order to achieve the country’s 2050 carbon neutral goal.

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      Carbon Offsets Are Next Big Bet for $3.2 Billion Tribeca Fund

      2021-09-01

      BNN Bloomberg: One hedge fund in Asia is betting big on the growing interest in carbon offsets to protect forests, as industries and policy makers start to make efforts to cut emissions.

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      Public Companies in Asia Make Strides in Sustainability and Governance, but Challenges Persist

      2021-08-31

      Institutional Investor: The Asia-Pacific region’s notoriously low ratings on investment research firm MSCI’s environmental, social, and corporate governance scale are beginning to trend upward. 

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      Chinese Investors Mock Asset Managers and Offer Advice On Stock Picks for Cautious Approach to Renewables Sector

      2021-08-10

      South China Morning Post: China’s green-economy sector, the new darling of stock investors, has become a flashpoint between asset managers and fund holders.

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      HSBC Launches ESG-themed Structured Note for Private Banking Clients in Asia

      2021-08-09

      Hubbis: HSBC has rolled out a new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)-themed structured note in Asia, further enriching its broad suite of wealth products with more specific investment themes within the ESG universe.

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