Southeast Asia chases sustainability trend

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By Morgan Davis
15 Oct 2018

Southeast Asian countries are ready to boost sustainability bond issuance, thanks to new regulatory initiatives in the region.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations turned its attention to sustainable finance last week during its capital markets forum, launching the ASEAN social bond standards and the ASEAN sustainability bond standards. The ASEAN green bond standards were launched in November 2017.

The organisation hopes the full suite of ...

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