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The importance of Scope 3 emissions and human rights in upstream supply chains

The increase in ESG prioritisation among comp […]

Insetting vs Offsetting?

Carbon insetting brings the carbon reduction […]

The Perils of Greenwashing

The risk of an accusation of “greenwashing” i […]

Transition Financing in Asia – mobilizing capital to achieve net-zero

Emerging and developing countries in the Asia […]

Will the new ISSB Standards be the driver for change that we need?

The International Sustainability Standards Bo […]

Value creation by aligning ESG, ERM and TPRM

One of the most talked about business challen […]

The growing focus on supply chain sustainability

In an EcoVadis June 15 report involving more  […]

Are green debt instruments the answer to Asia’s transitional finance shortage?

With green, social, sustainability, and susta […]

Managing ESG Risk in the Supply Chain

From the largest global companies to smaller […]

Will the steady increase in TCFD disclosures continue in Asia?

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial D […]

Are Hong Kong’s dietary habits falling behind in the race against Climate Change?

Hong Kong imports over 90% of the total food […]

Ascent Partners welcomes Sean Kidney, CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative, to an exclusive lunch in Hong Kong to discuss Sustainability

We were delighted to welcome Sean from the Cl […]

Are transition bonds the answer to decarbonization?

Can transition bonds provide the answer for l […]

Ascent Partners welcomed Felix Lam from JPMorgan to discuss ESG and company bottom lines

At our most recent Breakfast Briefing, it was […]

Runways for Green Finance in Emerging Asia

It is estimated that the average annual deman […]

Can Hong Kong really implement its Climate Action Plan 2030+ with Green Buildings?

‘Green building’ is an emerging hot topic on […]

How finance and ESG work hand in hand to drive business value

ESG is becoming an undeniably critical in the […]

New ADB initiative to raise billions in Climate Finance

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) new Innova […]

Is Climate overtaking compliance as a risk?

A worrying draft report from the United Natio […]

Ascent Partners & Credit Suisse held a sold out Breakfast Briefing on 27 April

Ascent Partners was delighted to welcome John […]

Is ESG a drag on business performance?

According to an April 2023 report from IBM, a […]

Will new voluntary quality standards remove skepticism in the carbon offsetting industry?

Last Thursday, new guidelines for a “good” ca […]

Has ESG replaced CSR?

ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) is […]

The Impact of Decarbonisation on the Financial Markets

Decarbonisation is touted as the solution to […]

Will Scope 3 emissions scrutiny accelerate in 2023?

The challenge to reduce Scope 3 emissions (in […]

Do carbon offsets hide more than they reveal about some of the largest global polluters?

Carbon offsets are often hailed as a saviour […]

Perceived barriers to directing capital toward a broader range of emerging market countries

In the aftermath of COP27 in November 2022, w […]

4 key takeaways from our breakfast briefing on ESG regulation in China

Ascent Partners and the International Capital […]

Ascent Partners successfully provides Valuation Services for a major and connected transaction for China Kangda Food Co. Ltd

On February 27, China Kangda completed a corp […]

The evolution of ESG in SoutheastAsia

As awareness of ESG has grown, management tea […]