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Will ESG disclosure prevent harm to the planet?

Coordinated action is needed to survive the consequences of climate change. The UN Global Compact, led by then-UN secretary-general Kofi Annan in 2004, designed the regulatory framework for corporate disclosure, and integrated ESG factors into investment analysis.

August 28, 2020

Battling the invisible, silent killer in bad air

HK on Sunday recorded its second-worst level of air pollution at ‘Very High’. The EPD cited a surge of ozone likely to linger till strong winds blow it away. Air Pollution causes premature deaths of thousands annually in the city. Ozone is toxic and reduces human immunity to respiratory diseases. Fortunately, annual air pollution death statistics are declining. Greater regional coordination and switch to electric vehicles are seen as effective measures.

May 29, 2020