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4 Female Investors Who Are Using Their Capital To Drive Positive Social Change

Eric Wilson, Tatler Hong Kong – 11 March 2021 There is a recent trend of investors who are focusing on both the environmental and social and wealth impact of their investments, using their money to make positive change. Tatler Hong Kong looks at four female investors in this sphere who are investing their money into…

JPMAM unveils two green funds for retail investors in Singapore

Rupert Walker, International Advisor – 31 March 2021 JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has registered two new green funds in Singapore for retail investors. The chief executive for Singapore and southeast Asia at JPMAM, Sherene Ban, says “Singaporeans are increasingly looking at sustainable investing criteria when selecting investments, driven by a few different factors”. Read the…

Rich Asian families are pouring millions into impact investing

K Oanh Ha, Financial Review – 3 March 2021 Rich Asian families are pouring millions into impact investing as east and south-east Asia emerges as a key region for impact funding, according to a survey by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). This article in Financial Review highlights why sustainability is an attractive investment for…

Temasek targets more impact investing after Leapfrog stake

Sara Velezmoro, Asian Investor – 29 March 2021 This article in Asian Investor discusses ‘the biggest investment in an impact manager to date’, the Singaporean Temasek’s $500 million investment into Leapfrog. The Q&A article with Benoit Valentin, Temasek’s head of impact investing, also addresses the state investment fund’s broader impact investment strategy and how the…

5 Women In Tech Championing Sustainable Change

Jocelyn Landes, Tatler Malaysia – 1 March 2021 This article in Tatler Malaysia highlights five women in the tech and sustainability field who are championing the role of women in the industry. From sustainable construction to lab-grown seafood, these women are all working towards a sustainable future. Read the full article here.

Vegan fashion brands in Asia you should follow on Instagram

Ipsita Kabiraj, Prestige – 15 February 2021 Sustainability is the new trend, with fashion-forward thinkers looking to incorporate their ethics into their style. This article in Prestige highlights the key vegan Asian brands to follow on Instagram that are looking to interrupt the chain of fast, cruel and wasteful fashion. Read the full article here.

Development in Southeast Asia: Opportunities for donor collaboration, Chapter 4. Education

George Ingram – Brookings Covid-19 has turned education systems globally upside down, with the unprecedented situation closing schools completely for several months, teaching moving to home-schooling and from the classroom to online lessons. In many countries, exams have been cancelled, not just for 2020 but for 2021 as well. The full damage that the pandemic…

Scaling sustainable aviation fuel today for clean skies tomorrow

An insight report with McKinsey & Company and the World Economic Forum A transition to carbon-neutral flying is possible and sustainable aviation fuels are the most promising decarbonization pathway in the near term. Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges of our time and requires collective action to solve, embodied in a shared…

Food for Thought

Corporate Q&A with David Yeung (Green Monday) – First published in Week in China How Green Monday Group is promoting a plant-based diet in China Sustainable businesses can be financially rewarding. Look no further than the American plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat, whose shares on Nasdaq have risen sixfold since going public last May. One…