ESG in Banking

Less than 10% of global energy financing went to renewables: study

Of the $2.5t funneled to energy firms, only $178b were for clean energy activities, the report said.
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Less than 10% of global energy financing went to renewables: study

Of the $2.5t funneled to energy firms, only $178b were for clean energy activities, the report said.
4 days ago

Mizuho Bank inks MOU with Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank for ESG collaboration

It expands their earlier business cooperation MOU signed in August 2019.

Banks must amp up management of nature risks in net zero policies: WWF

Science-based decarbonisation targets must be set to improve their energy sector portfolios.

HSBC to stop funding new oil and gas projects: report

They will continue to finance energy companies at a corporate level to help them transition.

MUFG Bank signs BTNZ as first client for green deposits product in New Zealand

The funds are used for green loans in clean transportation and green development.

Thailand’s KBank earmarks $5.53b for sustainable funding, loans

The bank says it will grant the funding and loans to 1.9 million small pocket customers.

OCBC reveal employee-run community farm in Central Business District

\It is expected to produce 140 kgs of vegetables annually.

Singapore unveils industry guidelines for sustainable private banking

The industry group sustainability taskforce has also developed a training benchmark.

60 largest banks need $210.2b to cover future fossil fuel losses: Finance Watch

Basel’s current framework encourages continued build up of risk, the nonprofit warned.

DBS unveils targets for decarbonisation, data coverage under net zero goal

It plans to reduce emissions from O&G sector by 28% in 2030.

BOC Hong Kong arranges $115.8m green-linked loan for China Overseas Land & Investment

COLI will enjoy savings in borrowing costs should it meet performance targets.

Citi unveils Sustainable Time Deposit solution in APAC

It will fund environmental and social projects such as water and sanitation infrastructure.

Thailand plays catch up with global green finance goals

Banks are calling for legislators to impose carbon tax and a common taxonomy of goals.

Bank of East Asia joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

BEA is required to disclose data publicly on financed emissions within the next three years.