#ESG Berita

Singapore Environment Council's office
Bay replaces Vincent Tan at the environmental non-profit and will oversee its certification programmes.
Logging truck in Cambodia's Mondulkiri protected forest
Despite growing interest in nature and biodiversity, most investors have yet to incorporate deforestation into their financing policies and very few have done a detailed deforestation assessment across their portfolios, a new survey finds.
OCBC Bank branch in Georgetown, Malaysia
Southeast Asia's second-largest lender is likely to join rival DBS in backing a managed coal phase-out in line with the Singapore-Asia Taxonomy's criteria. But it remains unclear if the updated coal policy will be 1.5°C-aligned.
Ravi Menon at COP28
The former Monetary Authority of Singapore head Ravi Menon has come out of retirement to take on a newly created role, where he will represent the city-state at international climate discussions and advise on nationwide climate policies.
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#ESG Opini

Indonesia Stock Exchange
Beyond investors, consumers should also be empowered to critically use sustainability reports to assess a company's sustainability credentials. Here are five steps they can take to start reading reports using GRI standards.
FIFA World Cup 2022
Some claims about cutting greenhouse gases – by businesses, countries and even the football World Cup – may be hot air. Dynamic new technology holds the key to verifying the data, stashing it securely, and unleashing its full potential.
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Mobilising new climate-finance flows requires identifying less gargantuan, but no less important, green projects that are attractive to a wide range of investors, both geographically and in terms of size. Digital platforms that offer these matchmaking services will be crucial to meeting our climate commitments.
Shanghai interchange
Many more businesses will soon be obligated to disclose their climate-changing emissions, which could drive action to reduce them.
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#ESG Video

EB NVPC Corporate Purpose Video
Studio EB Amid fresh debates about what corporate purpose should be, there is mounting evidence that corporate purpose leads to stronger brand reputation, better talent attraction and more resilience, leading to improved financial performance.
EB KAS video
Studio EB Investors are starting to feel the effects of climate change in an unexpected place – their financial returns. There are now growing calls within the business community to improve the quality and coverage of climate risk disclosure.
Women in STEM
Women play a key role in developing innovations to push for sustainability, but barriers remain to their entry into STEM careers. To celebrate International Day of Women & Girls in Science, EB Impact speaks to three women in science on making an impact and pursuing careers in STEM.
Harvesting the fruit of oil palms, as this man is doing in a plantation in Indonesia, is tiring and sometimes dangerous work
Studio EB Palm oil frequently makes headlines, but the faceless workers harvesting the fruit of the oil palm less so. What are the challenges of the job and how can their rights be safeguarded?
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#ESG Podcasts

Cantilan Bank aftermath of Rai_EB podcast logo
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
Pretending to be an ESG guru while actually knowing little or nothing about environmental or social issues is known as competency greenwash
Former Monetary Authority of Singapore sustainability chief Darian McBain and recruiter Paddy Balfour tell the Eco-Business podcast why people are exaggerating their ESG expertise and why that's a problem in a key region for sustainable development.
Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
Malampaya natural gas2
The Philippines has ended new coal development as it pursues a low-carbon future. Don Paulino of non-profit Philippine Energy Independence Council and boss of Shell's exploration arm, argues why natural gas should remain in the energy mix.
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