Low Carbon Investment in Asia Briefing Event – Hong Kong

Publication from ASrIA

Date: Friday, January 28, 2011, 9:00am – 11:30am
Venue: 10th Floor, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong

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•Sector report
•Framework report

Event Summary

Investors Talk about Mainstreaming of Climate Considerations in Asia and the Challenges to Integrate Climate Change Criteria into Investment Decisions

Hong Kong (28 January) – The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) today launched two reports entitled Unlocking Asia’s Potential: Low Carbon Investment in Asia. Additional launches are in Singapore (22 February), Mumbai (1 March) and Shanghai (mid March).

The Climate Change Risks and Opportunities across Six Sectors report examines the implications of climate change on investment and the shift to a low carbon economy in Asia. Climate change risks and opportunities are highlighted for select sectors, namely Information Technology (IT) & Mobile Communications; Transport; Property & Construction; Agribusiness; Energy; and Finance.

The Integrating Climate Change Criteria into Investment Decisions report provides an integrated look at how investment professionals in Asia can consider climate change in their investment process. It also has a framework review for investment professionals to actively encourage greater integration of climate change and low carbon considerations into investment decisions.

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