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The decision by many Asian countries to embrace gas in their transition financing frameworks may lock the region into a high-emissions future. Only Singapore and Thailand's taxonomies require gas producers to lower emissions.
ESG Book ratings (ASIA)
Weekly Top 5 Movers
4755 Rakuten Group, Inc. 16.70%
4990 Lotte Corp 14.94%
688 China Overseas Land & Investment Limited 8.19%
3402 Toray Industries, Inc. 6.74%
17670 SK Telecom Co., Ltd. 6.53%
Weekly Flop 5 Movers
9843 Nitori Holdings Co., Ltd. -11.95%
3988 Bank of China Limited Class H -2.91%
5380 Hyundai Motor Company -2.51%
3405 Kuraray Co., Ltd. -2.00%
500325 Reliance Industries Limited -1.73%
Source: ESG Book
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