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Green Finance
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has fined investment manager Vanguard Investments Australia for alleged greenwashing activity.
5 Dec 2022
New Forests, an investment manager of nature-based real assets headquartered in Sydney, has launched a fund to raise A$600 million (US$407 million) over the next two to three years.
5 Dec 2022
The world will not avoid dangerous levels of climate change without a significant increase in investment in developing countries, and much of that will need to come from the private sector and external sources. Fortunately, all countries stand to benefit from a rapid acceleration of the transition to carbon neutrality
10 Dec 2022
Multilateral development banks are uniquely positioned to help governments make the necessary investments to achieve a carbon-neutral future. But to take advantage of their full potential, capital adequacy requirements that limit how much risk they can assume must be loosened
9 Dec 2022
INA, Denmark’s IFU aim to advance energy transition, inclusive social development
7 Dec 2022
Loan supports reforms to boost sustainability, governance, private investment
24 Nov 2022
While still in its nascent stage of development as a clean energy source, corporates are starting to embrace green hydrogen as part of their broader net-zero transition strategies, hoping to capitalize on opportunities leading to its commercialization
23 Nov 2022
US$1.13 million transaction to support Australian cattle station lease project
21 Nov 2022
In the face of a massive financing gap for climate-change mitigation and adaptation in developing countries, everyone accepts the need for more "creative" measures to unlock and redirect private capital. But proposals like carbon credits must be understood merely as stepping stones, rather than as lasting solutions
18 Nov 2022
Real estate and healthcare company Perennial Holdings, along with a consortium of investors, has secured a S$3 billion (US$2.18 billion) green loan to finance the redevelopment of 8 Shenton Way in Singapore.
17 Nov 2022
Possible US$2 billion green fund aims to leverage nation’s nickel reserves
16 Nov 2022
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday (November 14) signed a memorandum of understanding with partners in Indonesia to jointly explore the early retirement of a coal-fired power plant owned by an independent power producer (IPP) under ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM).
14 Nov 2022
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), in partnership with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), is scaling up its support to the Vietnamese government to promote sustainable finance and spur private sector investment, as part of efforts to help the country implement its climate commitments. Vietnam is adopting a low-carbon growth model and targeting carbon neutrality by 2050.
14 Nov 2022
Cautious investors sign on to ADB-inspired mechanism to transition coal plant
14 Nov 2022