Sustainable and Green Finance Institute MSc (Sustainable and Green Finance) FIND OUT

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The Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN) is a new research institute established by the National University of Singapore (NUS). SGFIN aims to develop deep research capabilities in sustainable and green finance with the focal point on Asia, and to provide thought leadership and shape sustainability outcomes in policymaking across the financial sector and the economy at large.

Supported by exceptional domain experts across NUS, SGFIN will equip businesses with critical cross-disciplinary knowledge, training and toolkits to integrate sustainability dynamics into their business strategies and investment decisions to better quantify the environmental and social impacts of their business developments, operations, products, and services. In essence, SGFIN aims to help companies embed sustainability as a key pillar in their business decisions.  

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Carbon Credits

June 13, 2022

(Channel 8 Interview) –  Associate Professor Zhang Weina, deputy director of the Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN), shares her view on the concept of carbon credits, & carbon trading market.

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“Greenwashing” probe: DWS chief steps down after Frankfurt offices raided by German police

June 2, 2022

(Channel News Asia) – Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor Sumit Agarwal shared the view on the growing appetite for investments in environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) & “greenwashing” probe.

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GST hike, other methods needed to raise revenue as spending needs rise: Minister

April 4, 2022

(The Straits Times) – Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor Sumit Agarwal commented on the goods and services tax (GST) hike rate, and tax rates of other countries during the post-Budget roundtable.

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Singapore’s future needs challenges growing much faster than reserves: Lawrence Wong

April 4, 2022

(The Straits Times) – Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor Sumit Agarwal shared his view at a Budget roundtable on the city-state’s approach to accumulating reserves.

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Introduce Individual Carbon Scorecard with Incentives to keep emissions low panelist

April 4, 2022

(The Straits Times) –  Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor Sumit Agarwal commented that since the Republic has taken leadership in outlining its plans to raise carbon tax on corporations, it could also lead efforts in doing the same for individuals.

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SGFIN and NUS Business School launches MSc SGF

February 15, 2022

Nurturing sustainable finance talents for greener economies in Singapore and Asia Singapore, 15 February 2022 — The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched a new Master of Science in Sustainable and Green Finance (MSc SGF) programme to nurture new talents to combat environmental and sustainability challenges through financial solutions and services. Launched by NUS Business …

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NUS to establish Sustainable and Green Finance Institute to drive green finance education and research

September 8, 2021

The National University of Singapore (NUS) will be establishing a new research institute that will develop deep research and capabilities in the area of green finance and sustainability with an eye on Asia. The Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN) will provide thought leadership and shape sustainability outcomes and policymaking across the real economy and financial …

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What We Need to Do to Make Green Finance Work

September 8, 2021

“What We Need to Do to Make Green Finance Work” – Keynote Speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Financial Times Investing for Good Asia Digital Conference on 8 September 2021 Good morning. Let me first thank the Financial Times for the opportunity to speak again at this conference. “The …

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