Climate Change Week - Activities
YTL Community, 16 February 2007
Ruth Yeoh, YTL Corporation finance director and co-editor of soon-to-be-launched book, 'Cut Carbons, Grow Profits', gives an outline on the programme for the Climate Change Week, 6th-9th March 2007.
YTL launches Climate Change Week
YTL Community, 14 February 2007
The solutions, by consensus of the world’s most foremost experts, is carbon tax. In essence, it must be applied to every industry that uses fossil fuels, every home or building with a heating system, every motorist, and every public transportation system. Believe me, the moment you put even a modest price on carbons emitted, we’ll immediately see the smart engineers from corporations worldwide coming up with a wealth of innovations, designed to save fuel, as well as new incentives to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.
It's global heating not global warming!
YTL Community, 12 February 2007
In effect we end up treating the planet as if it were a business in liquidation. If you were managing a business, you would be considered grossly negligent if you had no idea of your assets or cash flow. Yet this is how we manage our environmental resources.
A fixed-income solution to global warming
FT.com, 25 January 2007
"Climate bonds would bring stability, predictability and certainty to the grant process for developing countries by locking in future grant commitments compared with the annual approval process that is subject to the prevailing economic and political situation.In effect, climate bonds would allow vital climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in fresh water, food production and other areas for developing countries to go ahead immediately with investors' money, which would be repaid by legally binding sovereign governments' grant payments," say Dr. Kenny Tang and Ruth Yeoh. Ruth is the daughter of YTL Group chief Tan Sri (Dr.) Francis Yeoh. She is finance director of YTL Group and is currently working at Credit Suisse.
YTL Corp gives largest donation for flood victims
YTL Community, 19 January 2007
Heeding the call of the government for private corporations to lend a helping hand to the thousands of flood victims in Johor, YTL Corp has donated RM3 million – the single largest donation by a corporate body – to the NST Flood Fund Victims Assistance Fund.