Sustainability

CBDCs, Carbon Credits, and the carbon constrained world

The world is so interconnected that the butterfly effect is so prevalent. A color revolution in Kazakhstan knocked out the internet, and ~12 to 16 percent of the BTC Hashrate…

The climate change reality for businesses

A climate of economic, policy, and market uncertainty has prompted many companies to take a cautious approach towards climate change. Under these circumstances, it's not…

Singapore’s UOB The FinLab launches The Greentech Accelerator to support greentech startups

Singapore UOB innovation accelerator The FinLab unveiled Thursday The Greentech Accelerator, a new, global program aimed at supporting innovative greentech solution providers…

Singapore’s OCBC Bank partners Digital Exchange MVGX to develop new green financing solutions

Singapore's OCBC Bank and MetaVerse Green Exchange (MVGX), a digital green exchange licensed and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, on Monday announced a strategic…

Vietnam sustainability firm EQUO raises $1.3M seed funding led by NextGen Ventures

Vietnam-based sustainability company EQUO said Tuesday it has raised $1.3 million seed funding led by NextGen Ventures with participation from Techstars and East Ventures.…

Singapore’s Sunseap to develop large-scale solar energy and storage plants in Riau Islands, Indonesia

Singapore's largest clean energy solutions provider Sunseap Group has on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the provincial government of Indonesia's Riau…

How investors can navigate the confusion of ESG ratings

A Wall Street gold rush is underway in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, but rating and ranking how companies measure up on these criteria remains a challenge…

Singapore private equity firm Azalea launches first sustainability fund

Singapore-based private equity (PE) manager Azalea Investment Management Pte. Ltd. (Azalea) said Wednesday it has launched the Altrium Sustainability Fund I (ASF I), which will…

Singapore’s Handprint raises $2.2M seed funding led by Thunes

Handprint, a Singapore-based technology platform that is building the sustainability infrastructure for the digital world, announced Monday that it has raised $2.2 million in seed…

East Ventures becomes Indonesia’s first venture capital firm to sign UN Principles for Responsible Investment

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, said Monday it has officially become a UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI)…