Scaling Credible Transition Finance - ASEAN Edition

To reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, entities operating in most sectors must undergo a major transformation. The key tool that will enable this transformation is the development of a transition plan that is science based, coherent, comprehensive, transparent and covers all material scopes of emissions and business activities.

Embedding Sustainability into the COVID recovery: A Primer for ASEAN Central Banks

This Policy Brief examines the possible role ASEAN central banks could play in ‘building back better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on international examples of innovative action in both COVID-19 recovery and greening central bank activities.

This report synthesises best practice on the ‘greening’ of prudential and monetary policies and contextualises these into lessons that can be drawn on by ASEAN Central Banks as they rebuild from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

ASEAN Sustainable Finance State of the Market 2020

The ASEAN sustainable finance market maintains rapid growth despite the negative impact of COVID-19, focusing the attention on the need for a sustainable economic recovery. 

The report outlines regional and national developments covering three overarching debt themes, Green, Social, and Sustainability. Also covered are key policy developments that are anticipated to drive ASEAN’s sustainable finance market.

Regional highlights

ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2019

ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2019 report is an analysis of the issuance of green bonds and green loans in Southeast Asia. Following Climate Bonds Initiative’s (CBI) first ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2018, this 2019 report reviews the progress made across the regional green finance landscape and emerging opportunities for more green bonds, loans and sukuk amongst ASEAN nations.

Companies and Climate Change Report

Launched in September 2020, the AIIB - Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework (CCIF) equips investors with a benchmark for assessing investments against climate change-related financial risks and opportunities.

The CCIF translates the three objectives of the Paris Agreement into fundamental metrics that enable investors to assess an issuer’s level of alignment with climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience, and low-carbon transition objectives.