envoNEWS | Asia | November
Written by envoPAP team
9th December 2020
1 minute read
Asia is not only the most populous continent, but is also a market on a steady incline of opportunity and development. With development comes the concept of sustainability, in companies’ relationship with the economy, the environment and society. This monthly edition provides locally-focused updates, particularly within Asia, to keep you up to date with sustainable initiatives and practices in the region
Sustainable Investing In Trend Despite Pandemic
Asia’s richest expect sustainable investing to accelerate after the Covid-19 pandemic, even if questions remain whether these will generate higher returns than putting money elsewhere, according to a study by Lombard Odier, one of Switzerland’s oldest private banks.
'Big 3' Management Consultancy Launches Sustainability Innovation Centre in Singapore
In a bid to help unlock the $1 trillion green economy across Asia, Bain & Company with the Singapore Economic Development Board. The Global Sustainability Innovation Centre is a one-stop-shop for sustainability initiatives spanning: decarbonisation efforts; mobilising investors to go green; establishing a new sustainable venture; scaling green-focused startups; or building an ecosystem for collective action on climate change.
First Asia-Pacific Green REIT Index
Carbon Care Asia (CCA) has partnered with Solactive to launch the Solactive CarbonCare Asia Pacific Green REIT Index, the first index of its kind to allow investors to identify companies which demonstrate strong sustainability performance and commitments to meet the carbon reduction targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.
Southeast Asia at the forefront of New Wave of Sustainable Data Centres
The APAC region is set to be the biggest market for data centres by 2021, with a total market size to be around US$28 billion by 2024 for colocation data centres, according to a new joint report from Digital Realty and Eco-Business. Southeast Asia is a key player in the region, representing around 13% of the region’s total market size.
Other News Developments :
- Pushing sustainability forward amid Covid-19 in Singapore
- Sustainable Luxury Fashion in Asia
- Monetary Authority of Singapore debuts grant scheme to support green and sustainability-linked loans
The envoPAP team