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Investing for the climate in Asia
Are "green finance" and climate change gaining traction in the Asian financial sector? We reviewed the practices of 88 leading financial institutions across Asia-Pacific to find out. We discovered growing …
Factory farming in Asia

Food & Agriculture

Factory farming in Asia

Investors in Asia view animal protein consumption as an indicator of rising middle-class incomes across the region. Asian meat, egg, fish and dairy industries face a range of poorly managed …
Empty nets: Overfishing risks

Food & Agriculture

Empty nets: Overfishing risks

This briefing for investors and companies sets out the major categories of seafood sustainability risks. It presents the results of a disclosure review of the steps that leading retailers and …
Public-private partnerships for social good
There is a growing trend in Asia of governments and the private sector coming together to address social needs, and CAPS' latest study spotlights these "public-private partnerships for social good." …
Sustainability in Singapore—consumer and business opportunities
With the launch of Singapore's Green Plan in 2021, sustainability is a priority national issue. But are Singapore consumers' mindset towards sustainability also changing? What else is needed from businesses, …
Asia’s Dystopian Future?—Why banks need to put sustainable finance clearly In their sights
The Fair Finance Asia - SOMO report 'Asia's Dystopian Future? Why Banks Need To Put Sustainable Finance Clearly in Their Sights' exposes the environmental and social problems banks in FFA …
Mitigating social impact in a low-carbon Singapore
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than …
SIWW 2018 Blue Paper: What will drive the next era of water management?
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in …
Power Trip: Southeast Asia's journey to a low carbon economy
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation …
Unlocking capital for sustainability
China’s economy has grown 10 times as fast as that of the United Kingdom during its industrial revolution and affected 100 times as many people. But these headline economic success …
How Climate Resilient is your Company? Meeting a Rising Business Imperative
Companies have traditionally thought about climate change and environmental sustainability as reputational risks best managed through corporate social responsibility programs. In recent years, however, many companies have been caught unprepared …
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