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  • 12 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Experts Propose Higher Fuel Tax in Vietnam

The Central Institute of Economic Management proposed higher tax rates to the Vietnamese government to...

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  • 11 MAR 201912:00 AM
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  • 11 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Grab Trains Drivers to Fight Human Trafficking in Asia, Starting With Cambodia and the Philippines

Grab teams teamed up with anti-trafficking group Liberty Shared to offer training to drivers through...

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  • 06 MAR 201912:00 AM
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PRI to Tackle 'fundamental' Legal Questions About Considering Impact

PRI to work with the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative to tackle legal questions around...

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  • 06 MAR 201912:00 AM
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World Bank: Malaysian Firms Have More Women Board Members Than Those in APAC

World Bank report on executive gender representation shows that Malaysian firms on average have more...

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  • 06 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Gender Pay Reporting May Start in Weeks Across Corporate America, Following the UK

New court ruling may force large US companies to report on their employee wages broken...

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  • 06 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Singapore Government Bans Key Source of Artificial Trans-fat

Singaporean government to soon ban partially hydrogenated oils in pre-packaged products...

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  • 05 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Mondelez Turns to Satellite Mapping in Fight Against Deforestation in Asia and Africa

Mondelez International to use satellite technology to monitor deforestation rates across its farms in Ghana,...

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  • 05 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Corporates Yet to Take Responsibility for Role in the Plastics Crisis, Report Warns

Lack of coordinated effort by corporate firms to tackle plastic pollution, suggested by latest WWF...

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  • 05 MAR 201912:00 AM
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4 Trends That Will Shape Sustainability in Asia by 2030

From rising consumerism to plastics consumption, a report by Forum for the Future highlights the...

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  • 04 MAR 201912:00 AM
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WWF Accused of Funding Guards Who Torture and Kill in Poaching War

WWF accused of causing civilian casualties in its war against poaching in Asia and Africa,...

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  • 01 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Petronas’ New Foundation to Centralise CSR Work

Petronas launches new foundation to streamline CSR activities focusing on education, community and the environment...

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  • 01 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia Plans to Halt All Expansion of Palm Oil Plantations

Malaysia plans to halt all expansion of oil palm plantations this year as it seeks...

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  • 01 MAR 201912:00 AM
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Most Diversity Executives Say They Lack Power to Push Change

Survey reveals the major barriers faced by executives and professionals promoting corporate diversity and inclusion...

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  • 27 FEB 201912:00 AM
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MAHB Launches Kl Sustainability Charter to Lead National Aviation Growth

KL Airport adopts sustainability charter to support its ecological, social and economic strategies...

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  • 27 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Women Have Only Three Quarters of Economic Rights of Men, Finds World Bank

World Bank study reveals gender disparity in terms of legal protections during working life for...

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  • 26 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia's Human Resources Ministry to Study Sectoral-based Minimum Wage

Malaysian minimum wage to be revised based on current circumstance and needs of affected businesses,...

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  • 26 FEB 201912:00 AM
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NGOs Urge Dbs Bank: Pull Out of ‘risky’ Indonesian Coal Power Deal

NGOs Urge Dbs Bank: Pull Out of ‘risky’ Indonesian Coal Power Deal...

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  • 26 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Will Malaysia Become Southeast Asia’s Clean Energy Leader? Writes Global Greens Ambassador Christine Milne

Malaysia is well-positioned to transition to a renewable energy economy, with new leaders that are...

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  • 25 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Large Shareholders Vote Against Excessive CEO Pay

Report shows growing pay gap between average employee and executives despite asset managers and pension...

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  • 21 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Philippines Increases Maternity Leave From 60 to 105 Days

Philippines has signed the expanded maternity leave bill into law, increasing leave from 60 to...

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  • 21 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Development Bank Investments Could Halt Emissions Rises in Developing Nations, Report Finds

Report highlights the role of concessional finance from global and multi-lateral development banks in supporting...

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  • 20 FEB 201912:00 AM
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PRI Signatories, Representing More than $83 Trillion of Assets, Must Report Climate Change Risks from 2020

UN body on responsible investment announced new reporting measures for its signatories to report their...

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  • 20 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Knorr and WWF Partnership Suggests 50 Future Foods to Fix the Food System

From naturally pest-resistant grains to vitamin-rich flowers and drought-defying roots, new report outlines 50 nutritious...

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  • 19 FEB 201912:00 AM
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‘Increasing Maturity’: Pwc Poll Highlights Growth of ESG and Sustainable investing in Private Equity

ESG issues and sustainable development ambitions are becoming increasingly important priorities for private equity investors,...

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  • 19 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia Lifts Bauxite Mining Moratorium After 3-Year Ban

Malaysia to lift 3-year moratorium imposed on bauxite mining due to growing demands to make...

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  • 18 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Norway Starts Payments to Indonesia for Cutting Forest Emissions

Indonesia to receive first payment from Norway under the 2010 climate deal to help protect...

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  • 18 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Singapore Budget 2019: Preparing for Climate Change Over Long Term

Singaporean government to build long-lived infrastructure and develop long-term plans to mitigate impacts of climate...

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  • 17 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Nissan Panel to Recommend Outside Director to Chair Board: Nikkei

Nikkei business daily reported that Nissan’s governance panel will recommend appointment of an external director...

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  • 17 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Singapore Business School Launches Southeast Asia’s First Sustainability Major

Singapore Management University launches new major course for green-minded business students, as an increasing number...

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  • 14 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Investors Call to Remove Weapons from Indices

Institutional investors are calling on index providers to remove controversial weapons from global indices as...

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  • 14 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Malaysian Philanthropy Ranked ‘Doing Better’ Under the Doing Good Index

Malaysia ranked in the second cluster of Doing Better under an index comparing philanthropic performances...

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  • 14 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Ranked List of Every Company Assessed by DJSI Published for the First Time

DJSI Yearbook Launched: RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook has been published, containing for the first time a...

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  • 14 FEB 201912:00 AM
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China Environmental Crime Arrests Up More Than 50 Percent in 2018

Arrests for environmental crimes in China up due to commitment to make better use of...

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  • 13 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Malaysian Government in Discussion to Set Up Fund to Stabilise Biofuel Prices

Ministry of Primary Industries is in discussion of the possibility of setting up a ‘biofuel...

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  • 13 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Singapore-Based Firms Invest in Clean Water in Cambodia

Nexus for Development, a Southeast Asian impact investor, is funding a new project to alleviate...

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  • 12 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Global Energy Demand to Decouple from Economic Growth by 2035 – Mckinsey Study

Global energy demand will plateau by 2035 and renewable generation to account for more than...

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  • 12 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Climate and Economic Risks ‘Threaten 2008-Style Systemic Collapse’, Says New Report

Environmental problems could interact in global breakdown of political and social systems, according to new...

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  • 12 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Cigarettes in Singapore to be Sold in Standard Plain Packaging with Bigger Health Warnings

Changes to law mean cigarette packaging cannot have logos, colours, images and other promotional info...

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  • 11 FEB 201912:00 AM
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EU Targets Palm Oil for Road Fuel Phase-Out, Causing Uproar in Indonesia and Malaysia

EU to phase out use of palm oil in transport fuel after concluding its link...

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  • 08 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Sarawak Energy and 30% Club Malaysia Collaborates for Inclusion and Gender Diversity

30% Club Malaysia and Sarawak Energy Leading Women Network (SELWN) and Leadwomen hosted a discussion...

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  • 06 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Facebook to Link Employee Bonuses to Progress on Social Issues

Tackling spread of fake news, data privacy and security among social issues to be linked...

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  • 05 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Stakeholders Agree on a Sustainable Natural Rubber Platform in GPSNR

Natural rubber stakeholders have agreed on a governance structure and priority actions for the Global...

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  • 04 FEB 201912:00 AM
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ADB Invests $20 Million in AC Energy Climate Bond to Finance Regional Clean Energy Projects

The Asian Development Bank has invested US$20 million in Manila-based bank AC Energy''s climate bond...

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  • 02 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia Asks WHO to Pull 'Biased' Report on Palm Oil Industry

Malaysia has asked the WHO to retract a report that says the palm oil industry...

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  • 01 FEB 201912:00 AM
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BP Links Employee Bonuses With Climate Progress in Paris Agreement Alignment Drive

Following pressure from green investors, BP to link staff bonuses to its low-carbon progress as...

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  • 01 FEB 201912:00 AM
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Circular Food ‘Revolution’ Could Unlock $2.7 Trillion Per Year, Ellen MacArthur Study Finds

Embedding circular economy principles within the global agri-food sector could contribute $2.7 trillion to the...

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  • 31 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Cities Need to Grow Up, Not Out, to Survive, Researchers Warn

New study emphasizes the need for vertical urban growth in developing cities across Asia and...

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  • 31 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia to Take Glovemaker to Court for Not Paying Workers

Malaysia said it would take WRP, a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed...

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  • 30 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Major Brands in Singapore Commit to Wiping Out Single - Use Plastic

As part of the World Wide Fund for Nature’s No Plastics in Nature campaign, the...

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  • 30 JAN 201912:00 AM
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New Agricultural Technique in Thailand to Increase Crop Yield and Reduce Emissions

Sustainable rice pilot project in Thailand producing bumper crops to help reduce global greenhouse gas...

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  • 29 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Investors Press Fast Food Giants to ‘Urgently’ Improve Supply Chain Sustainability

A coalition of investment firms have called on six of the largest fast food companies...

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  • 28 JAN 201912:00 AM
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SGX to Get Tougher on Auditing of Listed Companies with Proposed New Rules

The Singapore Exchange is moving to tighten the auditing of listed companies, with two new...

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  • 25 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Google Launches Clean Energy Project in Taiwan, its First in Asia

Google collaborates with Taiwanese government and energy agencies to launch its first clean energy project...

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  • 23 JAN 201912:00 AM
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RepRisk Releases the Most Controversial Companies Around the World, Includes Lionair

Risk management consultancy RepRisk released a list of the worst 2018 ESG failures at companies...

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  • 23 JAN 201912:00 AM
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International Agencies Confirm Malaysia’s Strong Credit Ratings

The Ministry of Finance said three of the world’s largest international credit rating agencies have...

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  • 23 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Singapore Releases Framework on How AI Can be Ethically Used

Singapore has released a framework on how artificial intelligence (AI) can be ethically and responsibly...

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  • 23 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Only 35.2% of Malaysia’s Natural Forests Certified, Says Timber Council Chief

Only 35.2% of Malaysia’s natural forests, about 120,971 hectares of land, are certified, but more...

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  • 23 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Singapore’s CDL Leads in Top Sustainability Benchmarks

City Developments Limited (CDL) has emerged as the top Singapore company in the 2019 Global...

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  • 22 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Three Singapore Firms to Invest $100 Million in Southeast Asian Renewables Projects

Singapore-based firms WEnergy Global, ICMG Partners, and Greenway Grid Global to invest $100 million in...

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  • 22 JAN 201912:00 AM
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ASEAN CEO's Business Outlook Dimmer Than Global Peer's

CEOs across ASEAN are harbouring greater pessimism than their global peers, in a stark turnaround...

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  • 22 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Three Major Airlines, Including MAS, Join ‘Love MY Palm Oil’ Campaign

Malaysia Airlines Bhd, Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd and AirAsia Bhd to endorse Malaysian palm oil...

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  • 22 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Finance Sector Plays Important Role in Directing Capital for Environmental Benefit: Masagos Zulkifli

Financial institutions play an important role in directing capital flows towards sustainable development, Environment and...

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  • 22 JAN 201912:00 AM
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'A List' Climate Change Firms Outperform on Stock Market

CDP data showed the shares of its sustainability index leaders tend to outperform on stock...

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  • 21 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Appointments of New Leadership Positions Put Glcs in Better Light

The string of new leadership appointments in government-linked companies (GLCs) since last year, which will...

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  • 20 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Malaysia to Roll Out Tesla-Like Battery for Electric Vehicles by 2020

Malaysia will become the first ASEAN country to produce lithium ion battery in the next...

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  • 18 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Plastic polluters launch US$1.5 billion waste collection and recycling fund in Southeast Asia

Coalition of world’s biggest plastic producers launch US$1.5 billion fund to improve waste collection and...

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  • 14 JAN 201912:00 AM
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RCBC establishes first green finance framework in the Philippines

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) established its green finance framework, providing the basis for future...

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  • 14 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Hong Kong highlights its role as a green bond hub for mainland firms

Hong Kong and mainland Chinese finance regulators have joined forces to promote the city as...

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  • 12 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Olympus names activist investor to board to boost reforms

Japan’s Olympus is accelerating reform of its much-criticized governance with its first shake-up of top...

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  • 11 JAN 201912:00 AM
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NFCC to be fully operational by June this year, says Abu Kassim

The National Financial Crime Centre (NFCC) is expected to be fully operational by June this...

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  • 10 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Nissan widens boardroom powers in wake of arrest of former Chairman

Nissan board is expanding its powers to improve its gaps in corporate governance after the...

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  • 10 JAN 201912:00 AM
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AIIB to promote Asian green investment with US$500 million ESG fund

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced plans for a US$500 million fund for...

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  • 10 JAN 201912:00 AM
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TNB secures RM144 million financing for its second largest solar project

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has secured RM144 million financing for its second Large Scale Solar...

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  • 09 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Hong Kong Lawmaker Vows Fresh Push for UK-Style Anti-Slavery Law

Campaigners in Hong Kong are pushing for a law to combat forced labour and exploitation,...

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  • 07 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Cambodian Garment Company Fires More Than 1,000 Striking Workers

W&D factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, has fired more than 1,000 garment workers who were...

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  • 07 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Sustainable Investment in Asia: Ready to Take Off

BNP Paribas Asset Management CEO Asia-Pacific says ''growth has no meaning unless it benefits all...

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  • 06 JAN 201912:00 AM
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CIMB Offers Six Months Paid Maternity Leave for First-Time Mothers

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has announced a fresh benefit of six months paid maternity leave...

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  • 04 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Malaysian Government to Monitor Price of Biodegradable Straws in Run-Up to Ban

Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to monitor the price of biodegradable straws in...

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  • 02 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Independent Review to Maintain Integrity of Impact Bonds

MARC publishes impact bond assessment alongside its bond credit ratings....

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  • 02 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Indonesia: Supreme Court Upholds Highest Ever Fine for Palm Oil Company ($69 Million) for Forest Fires

Indonesia’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court verdict ordering PT National Sago Prima (NSP) to pay...

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  • 02 JAN 201912:00 AM
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Global Governance Group Welcomes G20's Commitment to Strong and Inclusive Growth

Global Governance Group, including Malaysia, welcomes G20''s commitment to strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth....

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  • 30 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Muhyiddin Proposes Fair And Equitable Sharing of the Country's Prosperity

Muhyiddin calls for country’s prosperity to be shared fairly and equitably by all citizens....

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  • 30 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Trend of Tighter Corporate Governance in India Expected to Continue into the New Year

Nilesh Shah, managing director, Kotak AMC says Indian markets have to catch up in ESG...

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  • 28 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia Says Norway Move to Ban Palm-Based Biodiesel Could Hinder EFTA Trade Talks

Norway’s plans to ban biofuels containing palm oil from 2020 are set to provide a...

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  • 28 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia's First Women Coworking Space, HelloHERA

HelloHERA Hub opens working space for Women Startups, Freelancers or Women owned businesses in KL....

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  • 27 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Climate Change: Huge Costs of Warming Impacts in 2018

Extreme weather events linked to climate change cost thousands of lives and caused huge damage...

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  • 26 DEC 201812:00 AM
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How the Fashion Industry Doubled Down on Sustainability in 2018

2018 saw multiple brands making pragmatic steps to address their environmental impact....

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  • 26 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Shell Says it Wants to Double Green Energy Investment

Shell says it wants to double green energy investment in move to a future beyond...

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  • 18 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia to Launch World’s First Blockchain Bank

Malaysia wants to launch the world’s first physical blockchain bank....

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  • 12 DEC 201812:00 AM
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McDonald's to Curb Antibiotic Use in its Beef Supply

McDonald’s Corp has announced its plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global...

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  • 11 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Men are Still Winning Three-Quarters of New Boardroom Jobs

Three-quarters of boardroom appointments are still going to men, according to new research....

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  • 11 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia is the Biggest Gainer In Corporate Governance Ranking

Malaysia ranked fourth out of 12 Asia-Pacific economies in terms of market accountability and transparency,...

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  • 10 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Dozens Of Big-Name Fashion Brands Pledge to Become Carbon-Neutral By 2050

H&M Group, Inditex and Adidas are among a group of 31 big-name fashion brands to...

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  • 10 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia Vows Action Against World's Top Glovemaker Over Migrants' Illegal Overtime

Malaysia''s Human Resources Minister says it would take action against Top Glove Corp. Bhd, the...

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  • 09 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Sustainable Practices in the Marketplace Requires a Combination of Government and Market Regulation, Says MD of Leading Consultancy in Malaysia

Sustainable practices in the marketplace requires a combination of government and market regulation, says MD...

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  • 07 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Unilever Pours €100,000 into Plastic-Free Laundry Tablet

Unilever announces plans to invest €100,000 in a new concept for a plastic-free laundry tablet....

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  • 07 DEC 201812:00 AM
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7 Cool Sustainability Innovations From Asia in 2018

From blockchain chickens to edible packaging and zero-carbon shipping, here are some of the top...

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  • 06 DEC 201812:00 AM
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World's Top Glovemaker Vows Clean-Up as Migrant Workers Toil in Malaysia Factories

Malaysian firm Top Glove, a major supplier of medical and rubber gloves to 195 countries,...

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  • 05 DEC 201812:00 AM
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WHO: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Climate Goals

The health benefits of tackling climate change far outweigh the costs of investing in decarbonisation...

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  • 04 DEC 201812:00 AM
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IKEA Completes Replanting of Three Million Rainforest Trees in Sabah

IKEA completes the replanting of three million rainforest trees at Luasong in east coast Sabah....

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  • 04 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Singapore’s Ministry of Health Considers Whether to Ban Or Tax High-Sugar Drinks

Singapore could become the first country in the world to ban the sale of packaged...

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  • 04 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Banking Giants Pledge to Align Investment Portfolios with Paris Agreement

Banking giants pledge to align their respective sustainability strategies with the Paris Agreement goals....

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  • 03 DEC 201812:00 AM
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HSBC: a Third of Firms Worldwide Targeting More Sustainable Supply Chains

HSBC survey finds growing numbers of businesses are targeting more sustainable supply chains....

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  • 03 DEC 201812:00 AM
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Shell to Pay Executives in Line with Decarbonisation Achievements

Royal Dutch Shell to set short-term targets to reduce the net carbon footprint of its energy...

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  • 30 NOV 201812:00 AM
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50 Ceos Urge World Leaders for Ambitious Climate Policy

CEOs of 50 major global companies representing more than $1.5 trillion in revenue have urged...

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  • 30 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Designer Stella McCartney to Launch UN Charter for Sustainable Fashion Which will Include Several Major Fast Fashion Brands

Designer Stella McCartney to launch UN charter for sustainable fashion to "ring some alarm bells"...

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  • 28 NOV 201812:00 AM
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UN: World Must Triple Efforts or Face Catastrophic Climate Change

UN report finds that a tripling of effort by governments may be needed to keep...

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  • 27 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Principles for Responsible Banking Launched With Backing of 28 Banks

Principles for Responsible Banking launched with backing of 28 banks hailed as a ‘global benchmark...

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  • 27 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Google Employees: We No Longer Believe the Company Places Values Over Profits

Over 100 Google employees sign letter calling on the company to cancel Project Dragonfly...

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  • 25 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Financial Sector Develops Methodology for Biodiversity Impact

Financial institutions have developed a methodology to measure their global impact on biodiversity....

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  • 22 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Bursa Among Top Five ASEAN Plcs for Corporate Governance

Bursa Malaysia Bhd has been named one of the top five public listed companies (PLCs)...

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  • 22 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit a New Record In 2017, U.N. Says

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a new record last year with...

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  • 21 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Japan Threatens to Cut Solar Power Subsidies, Angering Investors

The Japanese government is threatening to cut existing solar power project subsidies, angering the power...

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  • 20 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Collective Leadership Needed on Sustainability

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says Collective leadership needed on sustainability...

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  • 19 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years

Air Quality Life Index shows air pollution is cutting life expectancy by an average of...

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  • 19 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia's 2019 Budget - Does it Go Far Enough to Protect Biodiversity? WWF Malaysia's Conservation Director Dr Henry Chan Speaks Up

Malaysia’s 2019 budget included promises to protect the tropical Southeast Asian country’s rich natural heritage....

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities, says U.N. agencies

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities, says U.N. agencies...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian youths in Penang pitch sustainable business models to tackle social issues

Malaysian youths in Penang pitch sustainable business models to tackle social issues...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Floating solar panels gaining popularity in Asia

Floating solar panels gaining popularity in Asia...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Sembcorp to build 6.2MWp rooftop solar farm in Singapore

Sembcorp to build 6.2MWp rooftop solar farm in Singapore...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Asia’s slowly tightening ESG embrace

Asia’s slowly tightening ESG embrace...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Why is it so hard to sell sustainable palm oil? Dr Simon Lord from Sime Darby shares in an interview

Why is it so hard to sell sustainable palm oil? Dr Simon Lord from Sime...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Progress on palm oil ESG standards following investors plea

Progress on palm oil ESG standards following investors plea...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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SDP & Nestlé to elevate workers well being

SDP & Nestlé to elevate workers well being...

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  • 16 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) publishes set of industry-specific sustainability accounting standards

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) publishes set of industry-specific sustainability accounting standards...

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  • 15 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Create Index for National Integrity and Corporate Governance, Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali Tells GIACC

Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has proposed that the GIACC introduces a...

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  • 15 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Apple Wins Award For Making Details of its Supply Chain Public; Employs Trafficking Survivors In Efforts to Eradiate Slave Labour

Apple will employ trafficking survivors to work in its retail stores after winning an international...

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  • 14 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Normal Situation for Plastic Waste to be Brought to Penang Port Without Prior Approval, Despite Plastic Waste Import Freeze

175 containers of undeclared plastic waste without any approved permit found at the North Butterworth...

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  • 14 NOV 201812:00 AM
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How Women in Asia Are Marching to #Metoo

Global, women-led #MeToo movement is finally gaining traction in Asia, as women across the region...

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  • 14 NOV 201812:00 AM
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China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) Releases an Expansive Internal Reform Plan

China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) adds Corporate Governance and Supervision Department amid internal...

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  • 14 NOV 201812:00 AM
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RSPO Proposes New Standard for Greater Smallholder Inclusion

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has proposed a new standard exclusively for independent...

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  • 13 NOV 201812:00 AM
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China Unveils ‘Game-Changing’ Guidelines for Green Investment

China unveils ‘game-changing’ investment guidelines on integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors....

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  • 13 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian Government Shift National Concept of Development to Focus on Inclusivity and Wellbeing

Malaysian government shift national concept of development to focus on inclusivity and wellbeing in mid-term...

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  • 13 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Green Bond Market Breaks Half a Trillion-Dollar Barrier

Total green bond issuance has broken the $500 billion barrier....

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  • 12 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Most Big Companies Failing on Human Rights Test, Ranking Shows

Most big companies operating in sectors at high risk of labor abuses are failing to...

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  • 07 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) Committed to Strengthening Trust and Confidence of Investors

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is committed to strengthening trust and confidence of investors, says...

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  • 01 NOV 201812:00 AM
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Plastic-Free Stores Mushroom in Malaysia

Environmentally conscious consumers in Malaysia are becoming spoilt for choice, as plastic-free stores pop up...

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  • 31 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Responsible Investing: Consider ESG as Financial Data, Says WWF

World Wildlife Fund urges compaines to consider ESG as financial data...

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  • 29 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Calls on ASEAN Policies to Integrate Gender Perspective

Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister has called for the need of gender perspective in the formulation...

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  • 28 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Investors Challenge 55 Companies Over Commitment to Climate Change

BMW, BP and steelmaker ArcelorMittal are being targeted by a $2 trillion group of big...

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  • 26 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Plastic Producers Pool US$90m to Tackle Ocean Pollution

Companies including Coca-Cola, Unilever, P&G, Danone and Dow have started a fund to find solutions...

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  • 25 OCT 201812:00 AM
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World Hunger has Risen for Three Straight Years, and Climate Change is a Cause

Hunger had come down over the last few decades, but has recently started to increase,...

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  • 24 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Big-Name Businesses Jointly Pledge $500,000 to Spur Action on SDGs

A group of nine corporations have collectively pledged to invest $500,000 into projects which aim...

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  • 24 OCT 201812:00 AM
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UN Honours Ambiga for Advocating Human Rights and Good Governance

Datuk S. Ambiga has been conferred an award by the United Nations (UN) in recognition...

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  • 24 OCT 201812:00 AM
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  • 23 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Plastic Found in Human Faeces

A study of human faeces around the world confirms that plastic has entered the human...

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  • 23 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Investors Turning Attention to Deforestation Risks, Says Ceres

Investors are increasingly engaging companies to better manage deforestation risks in their supply chains, according...

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  • 23 OCT 201812:00 AM
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$2.3 Trillion of Asian Investors Join Climate Action 100+

Asian investors with a combined $2.3 trillion in assets have signed up to engagement initiative...

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  • 19 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Sarawak Plantation Eyes Native Land in Sabah for Palm Oil

Sarawak Plantation eyes land in Sabah belonging to native landowners for palm oil expansion...

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  • 19 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Grab Appoints New Chief Technology Officer, Overseeing Development of AI for Safer Travel

Grab''s new Chief Technology Officer, Mark Porter, will focus on oversee the development of agile...

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  • 19 OCT 201812:00 AM
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PwC Commits to Source 100% of Renewable Electricity for Global Operations

PwC has announced a target to source 100% renewable electricity for its global operations by...

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  • 17 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Bribery Probe Leaves One of Southeast Asia’s Biggest Projects in Limbo, Adding Further Strain on Investment to Indonesia

Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested nine people in a bribery investigation linked to the Lippo Group’s $21...

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  • 16 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Women Make Up Only Two-Fifths of Labour Force

The participation of women in Malaysia''s labour market constitutes only two-fifths of the labour force....

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  • 16 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Nextgreen to Receive RM400m Capital Injection for Green Technology Projects

Nextgreen Global Bhd has secured a RM400 million funding from Asia Capital Investment Fund (ACIF)...

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  • 15 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Top Corporate Bosses Pull Out Of Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos in the Desert’ After Disappearance of Journalist

A growing number of top business leaders, including Ford and JP Morgan, are pulling out...

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  • 14 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Thailand to Ban Foreign Plastic Waste From 2021, Following Similar Moves By Malaysia, Vietnam and China

Thailand plans to stop all imports of foreign plastic scrap by 2021, buckling over waste...

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  • 14 OCT 201812:00 AM
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World Leaders in Impact Investment Meet in New Delhi for $30 Trillion Mission

Over 700 hundred ‘impact leaders’ from more than 50 countries gathered at the 4th annual...

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  • 11 OCT 201812:00 AM
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World Bank Releases Ranking of Countries Based on Investments In 'Human Capital', Including Health and Education

World Bank releases ranking of countries based on measure of ''human capital'', hoping to spur...

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  • 11 OCT 201812:00 AM
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3/4 Of Dutch Investors Prepared to Forgo on Returns to Support ESG Causes

Almost three quarters of Dutch investors are prepared to miss out on part of potential...

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  • 10 OCT 201812:00 AM
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ADB, OECD Sign Agreement to Deepen Partnership for Asia-Pacific

The ADB and the OECD to work together to promote effective development policies and programs...

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  • 09 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Singapore Refutes Oxfam Report on its Performance in Tackling Inequality

Singapore government says that the country may not spend as much as other countries on...

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  • 08 OCT 201812:00 AM
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IPCC Climate Change Report Warns Huge Risk if Global Warming Exceeds 1.5C

IPCC climate change report warns huge risk if global warming exceeds 1.5C...

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  • 07 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Shell Pension Fund Challenged to Disclose Response to Climate Risk

Shell’s largest UK pension fund is under pressure from a member who says it is failing...

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  • 06 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Wilmar Aims forDeforestation-free Supply Chain by 2020 After Protests

The world’s largest palm oil company has unveiled a plan to cut deforestation and labour...

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  • 05 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Nestle and PepsiCo Break Ties with Indonesian Palm Oil Giant, IndoFood Group, Over Environmental and Human Rights Concerns

Big brands Nestlé and PepsiCo have decided to stop sourcing palm oil from IndoFood Group...

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  • 04 OCT 201812:00 AM
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CapitaLand Gets $300m Sustainability-linked Loan from DBS

CapitaLand has secured a five-year, $300 million sustainability-linked loan, said to be the first and largest...

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  • 04 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Singapore Firms can Now Get Insured for Damages Caused by the Haze

Singapore firms can now get insured by Zurich-based insurer Swiss Re for damages caused by...

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  • 03 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Responsible Investing: Southeast Asia top Destination for Impact Investments

Southeast Asia has seen a significant increase in impact investments in recent years, according to...

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  • 03 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Western Governments and Philanthropists Pump $20 Million into Southeast Asian Clean Energy

Western governments and philanthropists have launched a new funding platform that aims to lend US$20...

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  • 02 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Don't Exempt Government-Linked Entities from Governance Process in Their Fundraising

Government and government-related entities should not be exempted from issuing a prospectus and disseminating proper...

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  • 02 OCT 201812:00 AM
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New Report Ranks the Top 38 F&B Companies on their Efforts to Tackle Forced Labour

A new report by KnowTheChain compares efforts by the top 38 F&B companies, including Unilever,...

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  • 01 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Singapore's Environment Ministry rejects proposal by Singapore MP to Impose a Charge on All Single-Use Bags

The Singapore government should impose a charge on single-use carriers such as plastic bags, said...

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  • 01 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Unilever Takes ‘Unstereotype’ Mission to Asia

Unilever is taking its unstereotype campaign to Asia to banish gender stereotypes in advertising....

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  • 01 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia Welcomes Swiss Investments in Palm Oil Downstream Activities

Malaysia welcomes Swiss investments in its palm oil industry’s downstream activities to create outputs for...

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  • 01 OCT 201812:00 AM
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Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM) Launched to Enhance the Professionalism and Effectiveness of Corporate Directors

The Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM), a dedicated body established by the Securities Commission...

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  • 26 SEP 201812:00 AM
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A New Collaboration to Empower Woman in Terengganu

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc (EMEPMI) in collaboration with Yayasan DiRaja Sultan Mizan (YDSM)...

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  • 26 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Standard Chartered Bank quits coal

Standard Chartered Bank, which has loaned US$1.8 billion to coal power projects since 2010, announced...

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  • 25 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia's bioeconomy Sector Attracted RM7.5b Investments

Malaysia’s bio-based industry has recorded an approved investment worth RM7.5 billion as at December 2017....

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  • 25 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Jpmorgan Widens Blockchain Payments to More Than 75 Banks

JPMorgan widens blockchain payments to more than 75 banks to see if the technology...

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  • 24 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Porsche to Cull Diesel Cars in Shift Toward EVs

Porsche to focus on petrol, hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) because demand for diesel is...

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  • 24 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Sustainability Drums Bang Loudly at the Global Climate Action Summit

World leaders convened at the Global Climate Action Summit in the pursuit of transformative investments,...

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  • 24 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Report Launch: Financing Our Future

The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) and Aviva Investors have today launched a report...

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  • 24 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia to Abolish Single-Use Plastics by 2030, Introduce Plastic Bag Charge

Malaysia aims to abolish single-use plastics by 2030 and will introduce a charge for plastic...

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  • 21 SEP 201812:00 AM
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World Waste Could Grow 70 Percent as Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

Global waste could grow by 70 percent by 2050 as urbanisation and populations rise, said...

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  • 21 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Unusual Resignation at KTC

The resignation of KTC''s independent director Wee Hock Kee has sparked a debate over the...

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  • 20 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Ban on Plastic Straws in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan From Jan 1, 2019

Plastic straws will be banned in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan from Jan 1, 2019, following...

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  • 20 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Global Goal to End Poverty by 2030 Unlikely to be Met

According to the World Bank, about 480 million people-some 6 percent of the world-will remain...

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  • 19 SEP 201812:00 AM
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BIMB Launches World’s First Retail ESG Sukuk Fund

BIMB has launched the BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund, the world’s first ESG-based retail sukuk fund....

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  • 18 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Sime Prop Makes it into DJSI

Sime Darby Property Bhd (Sime Prop) has been recognised as an index component of the...

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  • 18 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Sabah Oil Royalties Won't Impact Shell Malaysia's Investments

Shell Malaysia does not expect the granting of 20% oil royalties to Sabah and Sarawak...

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  • 17 SEP 201812:00 AM
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IMF Boss Says it Should be Politically Incorrect for Firms Not to have Senior Women

The head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, has said it should be “politically incorrect” for...

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  • 17 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Investors Worth $6.4 Trillion Call on Firms to Tackle Supply Chain Deforestation Risks

Investors worth $6.4 trillion of assets under management have called on companies sourcing beef and...

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  • 12 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Women in Boards: Switching Focus to Top 101-300 Companies

Women in Boards: Switching Focus to Top 101-300 Companies...

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  • 12 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Increasing Domestic Private Investment Key to Filling SDG Funding Gap in Viet Nam

Increasing domestic private investment key to filling SDG funding gap in Viet Nam, according to...

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  • 12 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Businesses and high tech crucial to ASEAN’s agriculture: deputy PM

The Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Trịnh Đình Dũng, called for the private sector to...

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  • 12 SEP 201812:00 AM
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HSBC Raises Alarm Over Low Levels of TCFD Awareness

A survey carried out by HSBC has found that less than 10 percent of investors...

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  • 11 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Google launches new online data tool to help cities lower emissions

Google launches new Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) tool to help cities lower emissions....

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  • 11 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Ma to Step down as Alibaba Chairman

Alibaba Group founder, Jack Ma, steps down as chairman as company steps up to the...

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  • 09 SEP 201812:00 AM
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World Wildlife Fund Report Warns Asean Banks

WWF report reveals inadequate disclosures on management of climate risks among ASEAN banks....

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  • 07 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Malakoff, Concord Sign Agreement on Renewable Energy Projects

Malakoff Corp Bhd has signed a joint development agreement with Concord Alliance Sdn Bhd today...

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  • 07 SEP 201812:00 AM
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FGV Holdings Bhd Appoints Former Bursa CEO Yusli to its Board

FGV Holdings has appointed former Bursa CEO Yusli as chairman of the nomination...

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  • 05 SEP 201812:00 AM
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UK’s Ethical Investment Market to Reach £48bn by 2027

The UK’s socially responsible investing (SRI) market will grow by 173%...

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  • 05 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Hengyuan to Execute Clean Air Regulation Project at PD Refinery

Hengyuan Refining Company Bhd to spend US$48 million to execute the Clean Air Regulation Project....

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  • 03 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Huadian Fuxin Energy Eyes Projects in Southeast Asia

State-backed Huadian Fuxin Energy Corporation is seeking out opportunities...

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  • 03 SEP 201812:00 AM
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World Bank to Launch First Sustainable Water Bond

The first in a series of World Bank bonds to promote sustainable water use...

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  • 03 SEP 201812:00 AM
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  • 03 SEP 201812:00 AM
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Deforestation is a Bigger Climate Threat than ‘Green’ Coal, Says Indonesian Official

Deforestation poses a bigger problem for the climate than burning coal in Indonesia...

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  • 31 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Myanmar Dam Breach Floods Villages, Major Highway

An irrigation dam in Myanmar collapsed, forcing more than 63,000 people from their homes -...

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  • 29 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Top ASEAN Listed Companies Show Improvement in Disclosures Of Anti-Corruption Practices

A study on Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN found that corporate disclosure of...

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  • 29 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia's Palm Oil Production to Drop In 2018 on Lower Yields

Malaysia’s palm oil output is expected to drop to 19.8 million tonnes in 2018 due...

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  • 28 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Will Sustainability Ever Trump Price for Asian Consumers?

People often say they will pay a premium for sustainable products. But there’s a difference...

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  • 28 AUG 201812:00 AM
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World's Top Activist Fund Sets its Sights on One of Singapore's Banks

The world''s best-performing activist fund returned 103 percent in seven months by targeting mainly smaller...

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  • 28 AUG 201812:00 AM
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China to Prosecute Former Bright Food Chairman for Graft

China will prosecute the former chairman of state-owned conglomerate Bright Food Group for corruption after...

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  • 27 AUG 201812:00 AM
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CIMB is First ASEAN Bank to Join UN's Initiative for Responsible Banking

CIMB Group Holdings has become a member of the United Nation''s (UN) Environment Programme Finance...

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  • 23 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Global Food Waste Could Rise by a Third by 2030, According to Study

Food waste could rise by almost a third by 2030 when more than 2 billion...

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  • 23 AUG 201812:00 AM
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LGIM Backs Call for IOSCO to Foster Harmonised Climate Risk Reporting

LGIM backs call for the International Organisation of Securities Commissions to play its role in...

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  • 23 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Global Sustainability Projects Receive $100,000 Each to Advance SDGs

UN-backed competition to support green growth and help advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has...

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  • 23 AUG 201812:00 AM
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RSPO, Based in Malaysia, Urged to Take "Giant Leap" to Save Forests

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is conducting a review to strengthen its standards,...

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  • 22 AUG 201812:00 AM
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New York Announces Historic Legislation to Cut Biggest Source of Carbon Dioxide - Big Buildings

A New York City lawmaker has announced a bill to order massive energy use cuts...

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  • 22 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Impact Investing Surges in Southeast Asia

The Asia-Pacific region has been the fastest growing impact investing market worldwide over the past...

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  • 21 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Report: EU Carbon Prices Could Hit €40 Per Tonne Over Next Five Years

European Union (EU) carbon prices could more than double between 2019 and 2023, spurring the...

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  • 21 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Google is ‘Taking AI to The Next Level’ to Cut Data Centre Energy Use

Google is now allowing its artificial intelligence (AI) system – rather than its staff – to...

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  • 20 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Australia Waters Down Commitment to Climate Accord Amid Domestic Political Fight

Australian Prime Minister has stripped requirements for reducing greenhouse emissions from his centrepiece energy policy....

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  • 20 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Apple Culls Apps in China After State Media Criticism

Apple has removed thousands of gambling apps from its China app store following state media...

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  • 16 AUG 201812:00 AM
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MaGIC, UN Launch Bootcamp for Youth-led Startups, Social Enterprises in Malaysia

The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has announced a partnership with the United...

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  • 15 AUG 201812:00 AM
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More Companies Tapping Singapore Government Scheme to Develop Healthy Food Products

More Companies Tapping Singapore Government Scheme to Develop Healthy Food Products...

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  • 15 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Oil Firms Use Secretive Court Hearing In Bid to Stop Vietnam Taxing their Profits

ConocoPhillips and Perenco have launched a pre-emptive legal strike, seeking to stop Vietnam from collecting...

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  • 15 AUG 201812:00 AM
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World Bank Appoints New Country Manager for Malaysia

Mr. Firas Raad has been appointed as the new Country Manager for the World Bank...

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  • 15 AUG 201812:00 AM
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UN Global Compact: Corporates Must Stop ‘Cherry-Picking’ the Sdgs

Corporates must stop ‘cherry-picking’ which of the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) they...

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  • 15 AUG 201812:00 AM
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The World Economic Forum Warns that AI May Destabilize the Financial System

Artificial intelligence will reshape the world of finance over the next decade or so by...

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  • 14 AUG 201812:00 AM
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UBS Doubles Sustainable Portfolio of Assets to Almost £2bn

Financial services firm UBS has announced that it now manages £1.93bn worth of assets through its sustainable...

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  • 13 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Investors Worth $6.7 Trillion urge RSPO to Strengthen Palm oil Standards

More than 90 institutional investors representing over $6.7 trillion in assets under management have called...

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  • 13 AUG 201812:00 AM
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DBS and Wilmar Sign US$100 Million Sustainability Linked-loan

Wilmar International is collaborating with Singapore lender DBS to promote corporate responsibility through a sustainability-linked loan....

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  • 10 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Surbana Jurong, Malaysia's Help University to set up Green Design and Technology Centre

Surbana Jurong and Help University sets up a Green Design and Technology Centre to offer...

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  • 08 AUG 201812:00 AM
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The International Olympic Committee Commissions move toward Gender Equality

The International Olympic Committee has announced that women will now occupy 30 more commission positions than last...

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  • 08 AUG 201812:00 AM
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WWF Launches Spoof Singapore Ivory Store in Awareness Stunt

WWF launched a fake online ivory shop in Singapore to highlight facilitation of illicit ivory...

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  • 08 AUG 201812:00 AM
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BIMB Investment Targets RM150m for ESG Fund

MIMB Investment has launched the world’s first environmental, social and governance sukuk fund....

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  • 07 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Apple partners with Etsy, Swiss Re and Akamai on Renewables Project

Apple is collaborating with Akamai, Swiss Re and Etsy to develop two new wind and solar farms to...

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  • 06 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Monetary Authority of Singapore Revised Code of Governance Conduct; Singapore Exchange Amends Listing Rules Accordingly

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has accepted all the recommendations by the Corporate Governance...

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  • 03 AUG 201812:00 AM
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De Beers is Building Blockchain to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Customer

De Beers is building the first end-to-end diamond industry blockchain platform that will securely track...

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  • 03 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Plastic Made from Crushed Crab Shells and Discarded Wood Chippings Holds Promise of Solving Plastic Woes

US chemists are trying to turn natural waste, such as crushed crab shells and discarded...

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  • 02 AUG 201812:00 AM
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AB InBev Launches Green Innovation Start-Up Accelerator

AB InBev is launching the 100+ Accelerator to support start-ups working on solving climate challenges....

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  • 02 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Lloyds Bank to Stop Financing New Coal Plants and Thermal Coal Mines

Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it will not fund new coal-fired power stations or...

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  • 02 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Smaller Firms Should Have to Report Gender Pay Gap, UK Mps Say

MPs suggest the UK government should force medium-sized companies to reveal their gender pay gaps...

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  • 01 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Wall Street is Adding a New “Weinstein clause” to Deals

Wall Street advisors are adding guarantees to merger agreements, known as “the Weinstein clause”, that...

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  • 01 AUG 201812:00 AM
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61 Million Research Lab Set up in Singapore to Engineer Eco-Friendly Building Solutions

A new $61 million research laboratory has been set up by the Nanyang Technological University...

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  • 01 AUG 201812:00 AM
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Heineken Malaysia Invests an Additional RM2.5 Million for Water Conservation

Heineken Malaysia is investing an additional RM2.5 million to set up rainwater harvesting systems and...

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  • 31 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Investors and Corporates Step up Calls for “Zero Deforestation”

Investors, managing over $2.8 trillion of assets, call for renewed effort to bring an end...

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  • 31 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Whistleblowers Report Legal and General Arm to Watchdog

Employees have reported LGIM to the Financial Conduct Authority over compliance and risk failures, citing...

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  • 27 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Brands Make ‘Mixed Progress’ on Viscose Pollution in Asia

Luxury brands sit alongside low-cost apparel retailers and online brands when it comes to transparency...

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  • 26 JUL 201812:00 AM
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New Programme Launched in Malaysia to Boost Corporate Governance

The Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) together with the ICLIF Leadership and Governance Centre...

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  • 26 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Ireland Ends Fossil Fuel Investments

Irish parliament has passed the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill which will mean no more money...

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  • 26 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Macquarie Group Appoints First Female Chief Executive

Macquarie Group has announced the appointment of its first female chief executive – Shemara Wikramanayake,...

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  • 26 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Toyota Reveals Fleet of Green Mobility Concepts for Tokyo Olympics

Toyota has announced that its Tokyo 2020 transport services will showcase innovations that tackle environmental...

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  • 25 JUL 201812:00 AM
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PRI Steps up Engagement on Cyber Security

PRI has published new research on corporate approaches to cyber security, suggesting that corporate reporting...

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  • 25 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Younger Investors More Likely to Back Impact Investment Funds, Barclays Survey

Millennials are increasingly backing impact investment funds says new research from Barclays....

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  • 25 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Pilot for Singaporean Data Protection Certification Scheme Launched

A pilot for a Singaporean data protection certification has been launched, aiming to provide consumers...

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  • 24 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia Evolving into SRI Hub, Says RAM Ratings

RAM Ratings has positioned Malaysia as a growing sustainable responsible investment (SRI) hub, citing commitment...

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  • 24 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian Financiers, Including Khazanah Nasional, Makes Pledge to Support Responsible Investment

12 financiers in Malaysia, including Khazanah Nasional, commits to drive responsible lending practices by banks...

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  • 24 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Communities Push Back Against New 'Clean Coal' Plants in the Philippines

Packaged as “clean and environment-friendly”, the two new coal plants will be built close to...

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  • 24 JUL 201812:00 AM
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GRI, PRI, Global Compact Addresses Investor Needs In Corporate SDG Reporting

GRI, PRI and the UN Global Compact have published a new report offering guidance on...

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  • 20 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Whatsapp to Limit Message Forwarding After Rumor-Led Violence in India

WhatsApp has responded to misinformation driven violence in India by restricting users’ ability to forward...

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  • 20 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm Over Data Sharing

Facebook suspends analytics firm due to allegations it has connections to the Kremlin and may...

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  • 20 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Pushing Vietnam’s Shrimp Industry in the Direction of Sustainability

The Vietnamese government and a range of international development partners are working to improve the...

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  • 18 JUL 201812:00 AM
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UN and Google Team Up to Monitor Environmental Damage

UN Environment and Google have partnered up to provide trackable data on human impacts on...

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  • 18 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Sinar Mas Agribusiness & Food Promotes Sustainability in Palm Oil Industry

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food publicises progress made towards 100% traceability to plantation for palm...

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  • 18 JUL 201812:00 AM
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KWAP Sets Aside RM800 Million for Global ESG Investment

KWAP has set aside total of RM3.8 billion for ESG investment, split across local and...

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  • 18 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Sapura Energy Investors Express Unhappiness Over Directors' Remuneration

Institutional investors unhappy over Sapura Energy''s remuneration of executives....

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  • 18 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Sime Darby Plantation Embarks on Fabric Recycling in Line with Sustainability Commitment

Sime Darby Plantation has launched new fabric recycling initiative as part of push to reduce...

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  • 17 JUL 201812:00 AM
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US Legislators Urge Facebook And Google To Store Data Outside Vietnam

US Congress members have written to Facebook and Google chief execs, urging them to resist...

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  • 16 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Senior Executives Face Clampdown on Selling Share Awards, According to New Corporate Governance Rules in the UK

Senior executives will face new restrictions on when they can sell share awards as part...

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  • 16 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Palm Oil Sustainability Group Reinstates Nestle Membership

Nestle''s membership in RSPO was reinstated after it was suspended for failing to meet reporting...

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  • 15 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Adidas Vows to Use Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

Adidas has vowed to only use recycled polyster by 2024, in a push to strengthen...

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  • 13 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Apple Announces $300 Million China Clean Energy Fund

Apple, in partnership with suppliers and manufacturers, has launched a $300 million fund to promote...

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  • 12 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Singapore Ngos Push Singapore Banks on Coal: Stop Using Our Money to Fuel Climate Change

16 Singaporean NGOs issued an open letter to OCBC, DBS and UOB appealing for them...

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  • 12 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Robot Workers Predicted to Lead to a Surge in Slavery in South East Asia

Increased robot automation may lead to an increase in trafficking and slavery across South East...

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  • 11 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia Reviews Monopoly Risk in Ride-Hailing Market After Grab-Uber Deal

Malaysia is studying the monopoly risk generated by the merger of Grab and Uber in...

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  • 11 JUL 201812:00 AM
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BT Hit by Shareholder Revolt Over Outgoing Chief's £2.3 Million Pay

BT Hit by Shareholder Revolt Over Outgoing Chief''s £2.3 Million Pay...

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  • 10 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Nestlé Products Removed From Melbourne Zoos Over Palm Oil

Zoos in Victoria, Australia to no longer stock Nestlé products following RSPO suspension....

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  • 09 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Palm Oil Firms Using "Shadow Companies" to Hide Their Links to Deforestation

New report alleges major agribusiness firms are using opaque corporate structures to access palm oil...

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  • 07 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Asean Capitals Sign Declaration Pledging Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Mayors and governors of Asean capitals pledge commitment to environmental sustainability, calling for collaboration across...

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  • 06 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Twitter Escalates Battle Against Fake Accounts

Twitter has esclated its work to target fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than 1...

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  • 05 JUL 201812:00 AM
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Investors Demand 500 Companies Disclose More Data on Employees

International investors group calls on 500 top companies to disclose more employee data....

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  • 27 JUN 201812:00 AM
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3M Launches One of Singapore’s Largest Solar Farms

3M launch one of Singapore''s largest solar farms as part of effort to shift Singapore''s...

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  • 26 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Wilmar Acts Over “Unethical” Palm Oil Suppliers

Wilmar announces it has ceased sourcing from suppliers associated with deforestation, as accused by Greenpeace....

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  • 25 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Kuala Lumpur "Living Library" Bridges Generation Gap in Aging Asia

"Living library" project is allowing older people to share challenges of living in Kuala Lumpur...

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  • 24 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Australia Orders “World First” Sexual Harassment Inquiry

Australia to launch national inquiry into sexual harassment in workplaces....

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  • 22 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Plastics Producers Gear Up for Shift to Circular Economy

Local waste management experts confident Malaysia can shift to circular economy, work already being done...

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  • 22 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Amazon Faces Staff Backlash Over Work with US Government

Amazon receives staff backlash over sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies....

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  • 21 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Facebook should be Dumped by All Sustainable Funds, Nordea Says

Nordic bank, Nordea, suggests all sustainable funds should exclude Facebook from portfolios based on ethical...

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  • 20 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Intel's Board Exhibited Good Governance in Leadership Change Following CEO Resignation

Intel’s Board of Directors acted swiftly on leadership replacement after finding CEO Brian Krzanich violated...

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  • 19 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Singapore's Largest Electric Vehicle Charging Network to have 500 Charging Points Islandwide By 2020

Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network will be made available in public areas such...

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  • 19 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Amazon Shareholders Demand Company Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to Governments

Amazon shareholders have asked company to stop selling facial recognition technology following warnings from civil...

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  • 18 JUN 201812:00 AM
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KFC Singapore to Stop Providing Plastic Caps and Straws for Drinks

KFC Singapore, in a move to reduce single-use plastics, will no longer provide plastic caps...

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  • 14 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Plastic Waste Export Tide Turns To South-East Asia Following China Ban

Following China’s crackdown on waste imports the UK’s export of plastic waste to south-east Asia...

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  • 14 JUN 201812:00 AM
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As You Sow Launches Investor Alliance to Engage Companies on Plastic Pollution

An international investor coalition targeting plastic waste and pollution has been launched by As You...

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  • 14 JUN 201812:00 AM
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UBS Global Wealth Management Debuts Private Client Sustainable Investment Portfolio

UBS Global Wealth Management has launched its first sustainable investing portfolio in the UK, due...

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  • 13 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Senoko Energy Launches First Solar Energy Project

Senoko Energy has launched its first solar energy project, with the rooftop installation of solar...

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  • 13 JUN 201812:00 AM
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UK MPs Urge Banks to End “Alpha Male Culture” to Close Gender Pay Gap

MPs call on UK banks and financial firms to tackle "alpha male culture" in order...

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  • 13 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Building on Sustainability

Gamuda Land has a proven track record in building sustainable integrated townships locally as well...

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  • 13 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Better Environment Laws Trigger More Demand for Picorp's Pollution Monitoring Equipment

Picorp has seen increased product demand as a consequence of stricter air pollution regulation in...

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  • 12 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Goldman Sachs Asset Management Launches Exchange-Traded Fund to Track JUST Capital's Index

Goldman Sachs announces launch exchange-traded fund focused on companies that demonstrate responsible business....

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  • 11 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Legal & General to Step up Activism Over Climate Change

Legal & General to vote against reappointing chairmen of eight global companies based on slow...

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  • 10 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Amazon Blasted Over China Echo Factory Conditions

A watchdog is calling on Amazon to improve conditions for factory workers in China who...

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  • 10 JUN 201812:00 AM
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APAC Computer Users Most Vulnerable to Cyberattacks Due to High Percentage of Unlicensed Software Use

The Asia Pacific region has world’s highest rate of unlicensed software use, with computer...

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  • 08 JUN 201812:00 AM
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OCBC Loans Wilmar US$200 Million with Sustainability-Based Interest Rate

OCBC has loaned Wilmar US$200 million with a sustainability-based interest rate, set to reduce on...

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  • 07 JUN 201812:00 AM
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FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia June 2018 Semi-Annual Review

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia” or “the Exchange”) today announced 12 new additions to the...

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  • 07 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Danone-Aqua Pledges to Recover and Recycle More Plastic Than it Uses

The company behind Indonesia''s oldest and largest bottled water brand has pledged to recover more...

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  • 06 JUN 201812:00 AM
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CM Hopes Penang will Lead The Way in Sustainable Policies

Penang aspires to be the greenest state in Malaysia driven by a green economy....

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  • 06 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Temasek CEO to Businesses: Don’t Retrench Obsolete Workers, Re-skill Them

Companies need to “step up” their role in upskilling and re-skilling workers for an uncertain...

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  • 06 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Vietnam Launches Design for Clean Energy Future

Design for clean energy future for Vietnam announced, outlining that coal-fired thermal power plants not...

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  • 05 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Deliveroo Dishes Out "Opt-In" Feature for Plastic Cutlery in Singapore

Deliveroo launches "opt-in" for plastic cutlery in Singapore following success in United Arab Emirates and...

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  • 05 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Abuse is Daily Reality for Female Garment Workers for Gap and H&M

Research by Global Labour Justice highlights gender-based violence in Gap and H&M''s garment supply chains...

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  • 05 JUN 201812:00 AM
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World Environment Day 2018: Everything You Need To Know

The theme for World Environment Day 2018 will be ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’...

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  • 04 JUN 201812:00 AM
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All-Male Shortlists Banned By Pwc

PwC has banned all-male shortlists for UK jobs, prompted by gender pay gap report, in...

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  • 04 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Big Investors Urge G7 To Step Up Climate Action

G7 leaders have been called on by institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under...

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  • 01 JUN 201812:00 AM
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Malaysians Today Yearn for Green Spaces and Lasting Homes

Green homes are fast becoming a key factor of consideration for Malaysian home buyers....

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  • 31 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Indonesia Targets Illegal Fishing Vessel Owners Under New Bill

Indonesia targets illegal fishing vessel owners in push to foster sustainable fishing industry....

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  • 31 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Two-thirds of G20 Member States are Engaged with TCFD Recommendations

According to research by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership two-thirds of G20 members have...

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  • 29 MAY 201812:00 AM
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China's Pollution Controls Catch Foreign Companies Out

China''s tightening of its green regulations is increasingly catching out international companies, who have received...

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  • 29 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores in US for Racial-Bias Training

Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores to carry out racial awareness training for US staff...

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  • 29 MAY 201812:00 AM
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RBS Cuts Lending to New Coal and Arctic Oil Projects

RBS will no longer fund Arctic oil projects and has pledged to cut lending to...

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  • 29 MAY 201812:00 AM
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WWF Looks to Asian Tuna Sector in "Third Wave" Global Sustainability Drive

WWF to encourage large Asian tuna fleets into fishery improvmenet projects as part of path...

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  • 26 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Indonesia Considers Stopping Palm Oil Exports to EU

Research commissioned to explore impact of Indonesia ceasing to export palm oil to EU....

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  • 25 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Sustainability From Islamic Perspective

Mohamma Hashim Kamali explores concepts of relevance to sustainability conveyed in the Quran...

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  • 24 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Walmart and Target Push for Sustainable Cosmetics with Industry Scorecard

Walmart and Target have published a science-based scorecard to encourage manufacturers to develop more sustainable...

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  • 23 MAY 201812:00 AM
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New Stanford Study Suggests Climate Mitigation could Yield Trillions in Economic Benefits

Study from Stanford University suggests trillions to be saved by taking ambitious mitigative approach to...

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  • 22 MAY 201812:00 AM
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New York Stock Exchange Appoints First Female Leader

New York Stock Exchange appoint first female leader after more than 200 years....

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  • 21 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Google Quietly Removes “Don’t be Evil” Preface From Code of Conduct

The most famous phrase in Google’s corporate philosophy, “Don’t be evil,” has been almost entirely...

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  • 18 MAY 201812:00 AM
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New Palm Oil Processing Methods Promise Zero Waste

Engineers from Malaysian branch of Nottingham University have developed new processes to minimise waste from...

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  • 18 MAY 201812:00 AM
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60 Investors Call for Oil and Gas Groups to Step up Climate Change Efforts

60 large investors have demanded oil and gas companies intesify their efforts on climate change....

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  • 18 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Legal & General Launches Fund to Boost Gender Diversity

Legal & General has launched a fund to benefit organisations with higher levels of gender...

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  • 16 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Greenpeace Cuts Ties with Asia Pulp and Paper Over Allegations of Deforestation

Greenpeace cuts ties with APP, following five years of collaboration, over allegations of deforestation....

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  • 15 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Amazon Adopts New Policy to Promote Board Diversity

Amazon is to adopt a new policy to promote board diversity following shareholder proposal....

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  • 14 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Lloyds Bank Announces Further £2 Billion Funding for Sustainable Investment

Lloyds Bank announces £2 billion in funding to help UK businesses invest more sustainably....

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  • 14 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Telstra Refuses to Rule Out Using Corrupt Chinese Company ZTE

Telstra has refused to rule out using ZTE to build Australia''''s high-speed mobile networks despite...

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  • 14 MAY 201812:00 AM
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HSBC Says Trade Deal Shows Blockchain to be Viable for Trade Finance

HSBC has used blockchain to complete a transaction associated with the shipping of soy beans...

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  • 11 MAY 201812:00 AM
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China's Environment Watchdog Targets Waste as Pollution Battles Escalates

China plans to carry out nationwide inspections to tackle the illegal transfer and dumping of...

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  • 11 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Mahathir Reassures Business, Aims to Boost Malaysia Stock Market

Newly-sworn-in Prime Minister of Malaysia addresses investor concerns by addressing the economy as his key...

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  • 10 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Apple Backs Alcoa, Rio Tinto to Develop Carbon-Free Metal Making

Apple is backing a joint venture between metal producers Alcoa and Rio Tinto to develop...

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  • 10 MAY 201812:00 AM
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London Mayor to Ban Junk Food Ads on Tubes and Buses

Junk food adverts are to be banned from London’s tube and bus network by Sadiq...

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  • 10 MAY 201812:00 AM
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'Sustainable Living': Unilever Reveals Green Brands Growing 46 Percent Faster than Rest of the Business

Unilever has announced that in 2017 70 percent of its revenue growth came from its...

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  • 08 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Tourism Responsible for 8 Percent of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Worldwide tourism has accounted for 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions, bigger impact than the...

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  • 04 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Malaysia the Safest in SEA for Online Ads

Malaysia has the best online advertisement viewability and highest brand safety rating in the region...

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  • 03 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Commonwealth Bank Admits to Losing Records for 20 Million Accounts

Commonwealth Bank of Australia admits to losing customer information for 20 million accounts in 2016....

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  • 02 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Cambridge Analytica to Close Following Facebook Data Controversy

Cambridge Analytica to shut down following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data, that it continues to deny....

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  • 02 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Pertamina Sanctioned Over Balikpapan Oil Spill

Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Ministry has imposed sanctions on state oil and gas company Pertamina...

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  • 01 MAY 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian Islamic Financial Institution Singled Out for Deforestation in Indonesia

Palm oil subsidary of Lembaga Tabung Haji alledged to have cleared hundreds of hectares...

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  • 30 APR 201812:00 AM
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Palm Oil Supplier to Food Giants Clears Forest, Peatland in Indonesia, Greenpeace Says

Greenpeace has released video evidence of palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo, and Unilever...

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  • 27 APR 201812:00 AM
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Singaporean Data Privacy Watchdog Proposes New Law to Merge Rules on Spam & Unsolicited Calls

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission announces proposal to merge rules governing telemarketing and spam messages into...

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  • 24 APR 201812:00 AM
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Legal and General Plan to Rescind Investments Based on Companie’s Climate Change Record

The head of personal investing at the $1.2 trillion fund manager Legal and General plans to...

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  • 19 APR 201812:00 AM
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Standard Chartered Pulls Put of Funding 1,200-Megawatt Vietnam Coal Plant Over Climate Policy Conflict

Standard Chartered has pulled out of financing one of Vietnman’s largest coal plants following a...

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  • 19 APR 201812:00 AM
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Petronas Ranked #2 in Ideal Employer Survey

The top three most attractive employers remain unchanged from last year – Petronas, Shell Malaysia...

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  • 12 APR 201812:00 AM
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Sustaining Progress Towards the SDGs in Transition Countries

Eastern European and Central Asian countries have made a lot of progress in recent years....

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  • 11 APR 201812:00 AM
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The Seabin Won’t Swallow Asia’s Plastic Pollution Problem—But it’s a Start

The floating rubbish bin has arrived in Singapore, its first stop in Asia. Lets look...

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  • 10 APR 201812:00 AM
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Indonesia-Land Swap, Meant to Protect Peatlands, Risks Wider Deforestation—NGOs

Deforestation risk increase with up to half of the land that could potentially be awarded...

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  • 10 APR 201812:00 AM
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How Can Asia’s Sweltering Cities be Made More Liveable?

Asia’s bustling cities are expanding rapidly and they risk becoming less liveable. A global competition...

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  • 10 APR 201812:00 AM
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Iceland to be First UK Supermarket to Cut Palm Oil From Own-Brand Products

Iceland is to become the first major UK supermarket to pledge to remove palm oil...

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  • 09 APR 201812:00 AM
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China Joins Hong Kong – US Battle for Chinese Tech Listings

In a move to compete with New York, the Hong Kong Exchange announced plans in...

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  • 09 APR 201812:00 AM
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How China Became a Global Leader in Green Finance

Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Dr. Ma Jun, chairman of Green...

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  • 06 APR 201812:00 AM
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Recruiters Order Sri Lankan Women to Take Birth Control Before Working in the Middle East

Sri Lankan women who take up domestic work in the Middle East to support families...

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  • 04 APR 201812:00 AM
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Thai Businesses Must Act to Curb Human Rights Abuses at Home and Abroad, Says UN

The seafood sector has recently come under scrutiny following investigations that found slavery, trafficking...

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  • 03 APR 201812:00 AM
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With ‘Unforgettable’ Bag, Malaysian Shoppers Paid to Cut Plastic Waste

Tesco has launched an ''unforgettable bag'' in Kuala Lumpur in a move to shift away...

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  • 02 APR 201812:00 AM
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Intel Patents Bitcoin Mining Chip Accelerator to Reduce Energy Use

Intel has filed a patent for a bitcoin mining hardware accelerator that would dramatically reduce...

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  • 10 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Auto-Enrolment Pension Savers Could Face Significant Losses Due to Poor Climate Risk Practice

A new report has revealed that millions of UK pension savers may face significant future...

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  • 09 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Apple Suppliers Fell Short of Company Overtime Rules in 2017

More employees of Apple’s manufacturing suppliers broke the company’s rules on working hours and overtime...

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  • 09 MAR 201812:00 AM
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France to Fine Companies if Gender Pay Gaps Not Erased

French companies will have three years to erase their gender pay gaps or face possible...

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  • 08 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Over 1,000 Female Aid Workers Urge Reform in Open Letter

More than a thousand female aid workers have signed an open letter calling for reform...

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  • 08 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Chinese Retailers Cash in on International Women’s Day

Chinese retailers offer coupons and discounts on International Women''s Day dubbing the day "Goddesses Day"...

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  • 08 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Corporates Urge EU to Deliver “Clear Signals” on Climate, Energy and Green Finance Plans

Corporate Leaders Group on climate change urges the EU to align its financial initiatives and...

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  • 08 MAR 201812:00 AM
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ACCA Malaysia Launches Women’s Network in Conjunction with International Women’s Day 2018

The global theme for this year’s event is #pressforprogress, seeking advances on a number of...

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  • 07 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Coca-Cola to Launch Alcoholic Drink in Japan

Coca-Cola is planning to launch its first alcoholic drink in Japan....

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  • 06 MAR 201812:00 AM
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BlackRock Puts Pressure on Gun Makers and Retailers

BlackRock is to re-examine its holdings in gun makers and gun retailers following Florida school...

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  • 05 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Investment Consultants Questioned Over Climate Change Backing

Eight out of the world''''s top 10 investment consultants and asset managers have not backed...

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  • 05 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Benefits of US Tax Cut not Trickling Down to Workers, Says Just Capital

Research finds that benefits of US corporate tax cuts are not reaching workers....

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  • 05 MAR 201812:00 AM
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Report: US Telecoms Industry Lags on Clean Energy

Major US telecommunications companies are not doing enough to reduce carbon emissions and transition to...

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  • 07 FEB 201812:00 AM
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To Fight Climate Change, we have to Make Cooling a Hot Topic

Technology has made life in the tropics safer, healthier and more comfortable. But our addiction...

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  • 05 FEB 201812:00 AM
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Volvo, Partners to Address 'Sustainability' Issues at Sweden-SEA Business Summit

The second Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit will see Volvo Car Malaysia, along with partners ABB,...

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  • 01 FEB 201812:00 AM
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TDM Land Grant Will Mean ‘Large-Scale Deforestation’ in Malaysia, warns WWF

As a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, the Malaysian plantation firm is...

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  • 25 JAN 201812:00 AM
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Malaysian Smallholders Accuse EU Of Discrimination On Palm Oil Ban

The proposed European Union ban on palm oil will threaten the livelihood of thousands of...

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  • 11 JUL 201712:00 AM
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Corporate Governance Crucial to Attract Investments

Wan Kamaruzaman said it is vital for Malaysia to align itself with global standards since...

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