RECORD ESG DEBT ISSUANCE IN ASEAN

Sustainability bonds are gaining popularity among issuers and investors in the Asia Pacific region, especially in…

MALAYSIA ISSUES US$800 MILLION SUSTAINABILITY SUKUK, WORLD’S FIRST

Malaysia has issued US$800 million 10-year trust certificates, the world’s first sovereign US dollar sustainability sukuk, the…

THAILAND CONSIDERING BLUE BONDS

The Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) is studying the feasibility of issuing “blue bonds”, with proceeds…

RCBC CLOSES SUSTAINABILITY BOND OFFER

RIZAL COMMERCIAL Banking Corp. (RCBC) has closed its offering of dual-tenor fixed-rate ASEAN sustainability bonds, with…

HERE’S HOW GREEN BONDS WILL HELP PROPEL SINGAPORE’S STATUS AS A FINANCE HUB

The Singapore Government’s move to issue green bonds for S$19 billion worth of infrastructure projects positions…

BUDGET 2021: GOVERNMENT TO ISSUE GREEN BONDS AS PART OF SUSTAINABILITY PUSH

The Government will issue green bonds on select public infrastructure projects, with up to $19 billion…

DBS BANK TO DOUBLE ITS SUSTAINABLE FINANCE TARGETS TO SGD50 BILLION BY 2024

DBS Bank has more than doubled its sustainable finance target to SGD50 billion from SGD20 billion…

CFO POLL: SOUTHEAST ASIA

In an extended two-month poll beginning in early December 2020, we have put together the top…

AYALA ENERGY UNIT RAISES $300M FROM GREEN BONDS

AC Energy and Infrastructure Corp. has raised $300 million from its green bond issuance, its parent…

MAS UNVEILS WORLD’S FIRST GREEN LOANS

Companies of all sizes will get more support in securing green and sustainability-linked loans, with a…