Travel restrictions and obstruction of supplies borne out of the pandemic have fast-tracked the drop in new coal in a region considered one of the strongest growth markets for dirty energy, a new Global Energy Monitor report has found.
GRI and SASB, which were embroiled in a public spat less than a year ago, are working together to bring greater clarity to the 'complicated' reporting landscape. Some industry observers are disappointed they aren't merging.
Peter Paul van de Wijs and Cornis van der Lugt –
ESG disclosure is now firmly in the mainstream of policies requiring reporting on organisational performance, with governments as well as financial regulators increasingly pushing for greater corporate transparency.
Christine Chemnitz and Inka Dewitz –
We must use the knowledge we already have to transform our agricultural and food systems, or face the prospect of a prolonged epoch of contagion, fear, and economic stagnation.
Asian regulators are broadening the scope of focus beyond climate risk. How prepared are Singapore's financial institutions in response to the latest MAS consultation on environment risk management guidelines?
Climate risks pose a potential threat to the creditworthiness of many debt issuers. Scenario analysis based on standardised climate models can help to clarify the impact of global warming on credit risks and investors’ confidence.
Forest-risk companies in Southeast Asia tend to rely almost entirely on debt financing. In view of this leverage, banks can be deemed directly accountable for deforestation and related offences committed by their borrowers.
Ping Manongdo –
The new GRI Standards by the Global Reporting Initiative moves from merely recommending what to report to identifying exactly what businesses and investors are required to publicly disclose on their impacts.
Want to know more about sustainability reporting, but don't know where to begin? Eco-Business and simpleshow have produced an easy-to-understand clip that explains it all in less than three minutes.
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development will be held for the third year in Singapore, where delegates will address why redefining prosperity to include economic, social and natural systems is necessary for sustainable growth
Read the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy and find out why renewables are now firmly established as competitive, mainstream sources of energy in many countries around the …
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of …