Tagged: sustainable finance

Malaysia: CIMB Group Increases Sustainable Finance Target to RM60 Billion by 2024

CIMB Group Holdings Berhad strengthened its sustainability commitment by doubling its sustainable finance target to RM60 billion by 2024 “under the Group’s Green, Social, Sustainable Impact Products and Services (GSSIPS) Framework.” The increased target was announced during the opening of CIMB’s flagship The Cooler Earth… Read More

Sustainable Finance Provider ecolytiq Receives Investment from Visa, Others

Sustainable finance service provider ecolytiq has reportedly finalized a €13.5 million financing round that was led by Visa (NYSE: V) along with other blue chip investors. Consulting company PwC Germany also took part in the investment round via a fund that’s managed by Segenia Capital,… Read More

Euroclear Makes ESG Investment in Greenomy, a Belgium based Sustainable Finance Tech Platform

Euroclear has announced a new investment in Greenomy, a Belgium-headquartered sustainable finance technology platform (completed on January 31, 2022). Financial terms of the deal have not been shared publicly. Established in 2020, Greenomy assists corporates, credit institutions and asset managers with adhering to updated EU… Read More

Sustainable Finance Data for Central Banks Shared in Latest IFC Report

The Irving Fisher Committee or IFC report, shared by the BIS, has summarized the results of a survey carried out on sustainable finance statistics among its members. There were 63 answers, offering extensive information for 28 advanced economies (AEs) and 31 emerging market economies (EMEs)…. Read More

HSBC and Temasek to Support Sustainable Infrastructure Initiatives in Asia

HSBC and Temasek revealed that they’ve formed a partnership in order to launch a $150 million debt financing platform that’s aimed at supporting sustainable infrastructure initiatives with a special focus on Southeast Asia. This project is reportedly a part of efforts to address climate change… Read More

Fintech and Insurtech Startups Accelerator F10 Switzerland to Support Sustainable Finance Initiatives

F10 Switzerland has reportedly graduated its second acceleration batch during an online startup event with several well-known attendees from the investor and corporate sector. F10 Switzerland is now accepting applications for its third accelerator – which aims to support sustainable finance and various services for… Read More

UK’s FCA Appoints Sacha Sadan as Director ESG, Ian Alderton as CIO, Ian Phoenix as Director, Intelligence and Digital

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Sacha Sadan to serve as its Director of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). Ian Alderton has been appointed by the financial regulator as Chief Information Officer while Ian Phoenix will work as Director, Intelligence and Digital. Nikhil… Read More

Fintech Sector in the Philippines can Play a Key Role in Collecting Data for Climate-related Issues, Industry Professional Says

The Fintech industry could leverage its tools and capabilities to gather climate-related data in the Philippines, which would be in line with the nation’s goal of supporting sustainable financing, according to FintechAlliance.ph Chairperson Angelito M. Villanueva. In statements shared with local news outlet, the BusinessMirror,… Read More

Switzerland Is Establishing a Green Fintech Network to Take Advantage of Sustainable Finance Opportunities

Switzerland is establishing a Green Fintech Network in order to help the country take advantage of the different opportunities offered by sustainable finance solutions. As stated in the announcement: “The Federal Council sees sustainable finance as a great opportunity for the Swiss financial centre. The… Read More

5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network Focusing on Sustainable Finance

In mid-June the 5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) took place virtually from Prague in cooperation with Deloitte. For three days, crowdfunding platforms and representatives of the European institutions, such as the European Investment Bank, exchanged views on the topics of sustainable financing… Read More

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