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Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment: Opportunities and Risks for Asia

ESG investment has the potential to bridge the gap between traditional capitalism and the newer concepts of shared economic and social value and sustainable and inclusive finance. It can also act as a driver for incentivizing the private sector to tackle environmental and social challenges, such as those related to renewable energy, employee training and education, and the gender gap. These benefits can in turn help to boost corporate value and economic growth.

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  • Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment: Opportunities and Risks for Asia 

    Nemoto, Naoko; Morgan, Peter J. (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2020-06-04)
    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have become an important part of global investment decisions. ESG investment encompasses a broad array of measures and is receiving increasingly widespread attention and recognition from policy makers, ...
  • More Plastic Bags than Fish? East Asia’s New Environmental Threat 

    Gong, Lina (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-04-08)
    Marine plastic pollution is the new environmental threat facing mankind. This is also afflicting East Asia where six countries are major pollutants. While some in the region have started tackling this new menace, more can be done by all.