Southeast Asia's third largest bank has announced it will stop funding coal-fired power plants to focus on funding renewable projects in the region. It is the third of Singapore's big three banks to quit coal in a matter of weeks.
Although Southeast Asia remains beset by human trafficking, land grabs and labour rights violations, the region's top listed companies are failing to disclose human rights issues in their sustainability reports.
A new report by World Wildlife Fund and Zoological Society London reveals that one in five companies are evading their reporting commitments to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, while others are still far away from their targets.
A career in finance is rarely what we dream of when we are children. But forget being a rock legend, a football pro or a contestant on Love Island. Here’s why working in sustainable investing is the best job. Ever.
Although public support for a ban on elephant ivory in Singapore is almost universal, the government has yet to introduce a moratorium on the sale of a species expected to be extinct in the wild within a decade.
Many remain sceptical about real-world applications, but a blockchain-based approach to agricultural supply chain management could improve environmental outcomes and parity for vulnerable stakeholders.