The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call prompting governments, businesses and investors to pay greater attention to environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) issues, and stimulating all stakeholders to chart a sustainable recovery.

The pandemic has revealed not only our vulnerability as a society, but also our interdependence on each another. We are not able to isolate from the climate crisis, which presents a pressing challenge for humanity while also opening up enormous opportunities.

Sustainable finance sets an opportunity for global players to refocus on the benefits of sustainability and responsible investment. While firms move through the recovery phase, they need also to look to the new reality, in which delivering sustainable finance will be an imperative.

Learn more about the common types of sustainable financing tools, Drivers for the increasing adoption of sustainable finance and explore the feasibility of sustainable financing in Malaysia.