The city-state's central bank, which is pioneering the effort, says it will enhance credibility of the issuances of sustainability-linked loans (SLLs), an emerging financing instrument in the real estate sector that requires more scrutiny.
Eufrocinio Bernabe Jr, assistant secretary at the Department of Finance, making a pitch for the Maharlika Investment Fund at 'Unlocking capital for sustainability' Philippines, says it is an additional source of capital for renewables.
Russia's war in Ukraine threatens to overshadow pressing climate concerns at the annual gathering. Experts and G20 sherpas say it will be a missed opportunity for India if it does not deliver a strong-enough consensus for the sustainability agenda.
Increasing investor scrutiny, alongside macroeconomic uncertainty, has led to a slowdown in the issuance of sustainability-linked bonds globally. How can this emerging financing instrument be structured to ensure greater transparency?