Co-edited by the French Embassy in Singapore and CCE (Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur), this bi-monthly newsletter is focused on Sustainable Finance in Singapore and ASEAN.

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1. Public Policy
  • France-Singapore Sustainable Finance Conference
  • Singapore green bond framework unveiled
  • New consultation on taxonomy by Singapore Green Finance Industry Taskforce
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore use-case of AI to combat greenwashing
  • Singapore Land Transport Authority to speed up transition to electric vehicles
  • Halt of Japanese aid for coal-fired plants in Indonesia
  • Publication of a TFCD application guide for Malaysian financial institutions
2. Financial Industry
  • Carbon credits: collaboration between CIX and
  • Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero regional office set up in Singapore
  • Vietnam: 2nd largest regional green bond issuer in 2021
3. Corporates
  • Keppel Electric: first renewable power trade agreement with Electricité du Laos
  • Petronas: launch of a new clean energy platform for Malaysia and APAC
  • Singapore & Malaysian Corporates push for sustainable data centre
4.  Miscellaneous
  • Highlights of Southeast Asia's Green Economy 2022 Report  
  • $190bn a year needed by 2030 to meet climate goals according to the IEA
  • Solar panels: lifting of US sanctions on four ASEAN countries
  • Natixis: Greenflation, the new normal?
  • Fitch: Singapore’s first green sovereign bond likely to be issued in 2H2022