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Digest: Sustainable Indonesian Startups to watch in 2020

FinanceAsia unearths Indonesia’s most exciting and eco-conscious companies to emerge from the country which faces huge environmental problems associated with high-population density and rapid industrialisation.
March 26, 2020

Why issuers in Asia now need to take social bonds seriously

There are welcome signs the new asset class is finding its feet the region. After South Korea’s pioneering efforts, interest is now picking up in India and accelerating in Japan. However, not everyone is yet fully convinced of its virtues just yet.
February 03, 2020

Li Ka-shing-backed MioTech rides ESG wave in China

Founded in 2016 with a broad remit of financial data aggregation and analysis, MioTech has turned its focus to ESG, a new sweet spot for investors. In doing so, its client base has doubled in a year and its financial backers are firmly committed.
January 21, 2020

Green finance set for huge growth in Australia

Debt investors are becoming increasingly influential in green and sustainable finance transactions, as industry bodies and state governments get behind the climate change issue.
November 08, 2019