Malaysia gets a 'C' in Global Pension Index
The Sun Daily, 23 October 2017
The Malaysian Global Pension Index, part of the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI), increased to 57.7 in 2017 from 55.7 in 2016 primarily due to the inclusion of the new economic growth question in the sustainability sub-index.
RM900mil integrated river project underway in Kelantan
The Star, 20 October 2017
Integrated river basin development and coastal erosion mitigation projects worth close to RM900mil are underway in Kelantan.
The world’s first floating wind farm commissioned in Scotland
Climate Action Programme, 18 October 2017
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon inaugurated the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, another first for the Scottish dynamic offshore wind potential.
About 1400 multinational companies now factor carbon price into business plans
Responsible Business, 17 October 2017
According to CDP, a global non-profit environmental disclosure platform, the number of companies that now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans has increased eight times since 2014 because they understand that carbon risk management is a business imperative.
Malaysia Launches the World’s First Green Sukuk
Sukuk, 14 October 2017
The sukuk is a green Islamic bond, where the proceeds are used to fund a specific environmentally-sustainable infrastructure project, such as the construction of renewable energy generation facilities.