Singapore promotes “green finance” development World

Singapore promotes “green finance” development

Singapore will launch a green investment programme worth 2 billion USD, which aims to provide capital for “green” funds in the country, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said at the Singapore FinTech Festival on November 11.
Banks key in country’s green growth strategy Business

Banks key in country’s green growth strategy

The banking sector plays a key role in “green” investment, including directing credit flow into environmentally-friendly sectors and restricting flow into projects which might have negative impacts on the environment.
ASEAN needs to increase green investment by 400 pct ASEAN

ASEAN needs to increase green investment by 400 pct

ASEAN member states should increase green investment by 400 percent each year to protect their people and economies from climate change and other environmental shocks, according to a recently-released research.
Central region reviews green growth strategy realisation Environment

Central region reviews green growth strategy realisation

Nearly 100 delegates from 19 cities and provinces in the central region were brought together at a conference in Nha Trang resort city, Khanh Hoa province, on November 16-17, to review the five-year implementation of the national green growth strategy. ​
Business

SSC, GIZ to develop green capital market

The State Securities Commission (SSC) and the German Federal Enterprises for International Cooperation, better known as GIZ, will collaborate to develop a green capital market.
Environment

Vinh Long brick makers helped to switch to green technology

SME enterprises operating in brick, ceramics and food processing industries in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long will receive assistance to switch to environmentally-friendly and energy saving technologies under the “Green Investment Fund” programme
World

Cambodia adopts 2013-2030 green growth plan

Cambodia on March 1 approved a national policy and strategic plan for green growth in the 2013-2030 period, aiming at developing the economy with consideration for environment and natural resources sustainability.