Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Asia: Money & Investing
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Click on on the stream above to look at to CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum. Thursday’s session from Asia focuses on cash and investing.
We flip the highlight on cash flows and the way they may also help affect the best way we deal with the planet.
Atmosphere-focused finance is a rising however generally bewildering business.
From full finance techniques reminiscent of Carbon Buying and selling, to particular and new asset courses like Inexperienced Bonds, the selection on the place to place your money has by no means been larger. CNBC demystifies the techniques, analyses the merchandise and shines a lightweight on the place a few of the world’s most influential buyers see the most effective (and greenest) returns.
The lineup for Thursday’s classes are beneath, and click on here for the complete schedule of the week.
Panel: What’s subsequent for ESG funding in Asia?
2 p.m. SGT/HK | 7 a.m. BST
Yimei Li, CEO of ChinaAMC, and Loh Boon Chye, CEO of Singapore Alternate.
Analysts have hailed Asia as the brand new frontier for sustainable funding. Boosted by China’s dedication to attain carbon neutrality by 2060, the area introduced in a document $25.4 billion in ESG funds in 2020, up 131% on the yr earlier than. ChinaAMC’s CEO Yimei Li and Loh Boon Chye, CEO of SGX, be part of us to debate what has been driving progress, whether or not the momentum can proceed, and what challenges stay.
Hearth: ESG alternatives in actual property
2:20 p.m. SGT/HK | 7:20 a.m. BST
Lee Chee Koon, Group CEO at CapitaLand Funding.
The constructed setting accounts for 38% of all GHG emissions, and subsequently has a pivotal function to play in attaining net-zero carbon by 2050. Ranked as one of many high actual property corporations within the “World 100 Most Sustainable Firms within the World” index, CapitaLand has been main the best way in setting bold sustainability targets for the sector. CEO, Lee Chee Koon, joins us to debate how the corporate is integrating environmental concerns into its investments, what ESG alternatives there are in actual property and the way the business is transitioning to a extra sustainable future.
Panel: How investing with rules doesn’t suggest sacrificing returns
6:30 p.m. SGT/HK | 11:30 a.m. BST
Tim Adams, president and CEO of the Institute of Worldwide Finance, and Fiona Frick, CEO of Unigestion.
Sustainable finance is booming. A document $231 billion was raised within the first quarter of this yr alone, promoting inexperienced, social and sustainability bonds and $347 billion was poured into ESG-focused funding funds final yr. Tim Adams, president and CEO of the Institute of Worldwide Finance, and Fiona Frick, CEO of Unigestion, be part of us to debate what merchandise are making a distinction and the way investing with rules doesn’t imply sacrificing returns.