The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) is encouraging insurance companies to reduce their environmental footprint in their internal operations and business activities.,
The deprioritising of social and environmental initiatives by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore is potentially leading to worsening workplace safety and health (WSH) performance, according to QBE Insurance's yearly survey that examines the key concerns and challenges faced by SMEs in Singapore.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is content at the moment to raise awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). However, the regulator is also considering how it can strengthen this aspect as part of upcoming reviews of Prudential Standards relating to governance and risk management.
Beyond benefiting the planet and the society, sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) measures correlate with financial performance and enhance companies' profits according to a new research.
Aon, a leading global professional services firm, yesterday announced the launch of a new climate innovation hub in Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the hub will help Aon's clients around the world navigate environmental risk and opportunities.
The government has announced a flood and cyclone recovery package of around NZ$1bn ($625m) as part of Budget 2023 that covers the basics of rebuilding roads, rail and schools while preparing for future events with a big investment in flood protection measures.
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has released its 2022 annual report in which it sets out its 2023 priorities.
A new report Transforming Ambitions into Actions published by WWF Singapore reveals that Chinese fund houses have shown the least progress and improvement in their efforts in addressing ESG risks.
China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co [CPIC Group] and CPIC P&C have entered into a partnership agreement to invest CNY300m ($43.7m) in Baowu Green Carbon Fund.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched its Finance for Net Zero (FiNZ) Action Plan that sets out MAS's strategies to mobilise financing to catalyse Asia's net zero transition and decarbonisation activities in Singapore and the region.