Much of the growth in Asian green bond issuance is in China, with Southeast Asian countries gaining momentum. What can the finance industry do to boost green investments in developing nations in Southeast Asia?
Erin Jan Sinogba and Daniele Ponzi –
Green business is a win-win for all, but the private sector alone cannot finance its growth. Here's how policymakers can help scale up Asia's sustainable business, write Asian Development Bank's Daniele Ponzi and Erin Jan Sinogba.
and Justin Yifu Lin –
If the world is to avert climate calamity, multilateral finance institutions must begin looking to large institutional investors as their partners and clients, write Håvard Hallang and Justin Yifu Lin.
High-profile activist-led campaigns against fossil fuels and plastics are a sign of the times, indicating the increasing ability of NGOs to force policy change globally, including in Asia. Sigwatch's Robert Blood explains where NGOs get their power and what it means for investors.