Key Sustainable Finance Regulations in Asian Countries (excluding China)
Asian markets play an increasingly central role in international finance. The Asian green/sustainable finance market is also growing steadily. Earlier this week, the Financial Times reported that Asia-Pacific issuance of green bonds hit a record high of USD 18.9 billion for a calendar year. In this context, regional financial market regulators are increasingly addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues through a variety of mechanisms.
|Currently, Policy Outlook is monitoring regulatory developments in over 10 countries in Asia. When conducting an analysis of these initiatives, we have identified some distinct regulatory trends, for instance:
For a complete overview of initiatives monitored in the Asiatic region, check the Policy Outlook tool where you will find in-depth analyses of these frameworks. Please consider that this newsletter does not include developments related to China which are covered separately in the Policy Outlook tool.