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Taipei is the most liveable city in Asia

Fri, 20 May 2022 02:54:00 +0800
Taipei stands out as the most liveable city in Asia. In the top 10 most liveable cities 4 cities are from India- Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Tokyo, Chiang Mai and Singapore rank 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively.

Amartha's Taufan and Widyanto: "Our algorithm is designed to predict the creditworthiness of the underserved"

Thu, 19 May 2022 11:02:00 +0800
Andi Taufan and Aria Widyanto of Amartha shared how their fintech social enterprise is supporting women entrepreneurs in Indonesia to expand their microenterprises. Founded as a microfinance cooperative in 2010, Amartha transformed itself into a financial technology company with a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending model in 2016.

IPCC report: Climate change talks are moving at snail’s pace

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 11:02:00 +0800
In this commentary, Gordian Gaeta urges every individual to hold their political leaders responsible to end the use of fossil fuels and transition towards a green and a sustainable future. The latest IPCC report is a final warning to the governments on climate action. The report states that global temperatures will rise to more than 3 degrees Celsius, resulting in catastrophic consequences, unless policies are urgently implemented.

Abu Dhabi to launch the first regulated carbon credit trading exchange and clearing house in the world

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 18:11:00 +0800

Private capital supports humanitarian aid in Ukraine

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 02:54:00 +0800
While governments are donating billions of dollars in cash or equipment to support Ukraine, private capital from large and small donors alike has a critical role in supporting relief efforts now and rebuilding Ukraine in the future.

Lombard Odier’s Vincent Magnenat: “Future of private banking in Asia is onshore”

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 13:29:00 +0800
Vincent Magnenat, Limited Partner and CEO for Asia at Lombard Odier shared how as a seven-generation family business, the 225-year old institution continues to drive innovation in the wealth management industry with tailored offerings for global clients and partnerships with local incumbents to deepen its presence in the region.

Can Europe wean itself off Russian oil and gas?

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 02:54:00 +0800
Russia’s attack on Ukraine has cast a shadow on the climate change agenda. Europe has been shaken by the skyrocketing oil prices and is left scrambling for alternatives.

Durham habitat receives $4.5m in transformational gift from Mackenzie Scott

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 18:21:00 +0800

The oil and gas policy tracker: A tool to detect greenwashing practices in the finance sector

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 18:08:00 +0800

Inside China, the Olympic Sports Superpower – an insider’s view of how China’s sports industry works

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 11:02:00 +0800
A conversation between Mark Dreyer, author of “Sporting Superpower”, and Emmanuel Daniel on his insider’s view of China’s quest to be a leading sporting nation, the evolution of its society at the grassroots and what it takes to lead the nation into the next millennium.