Investing: Singapore Exchange Creates Sustainable Debt Label

December 9, 2022

The Singapore exchange, SGX Group, announced the launch of the SGX Sustainable Fixed Income initiative, which “allows investors to more easily identify investments that meet certain criteria at issuance” for fixed income securities.  These criteria are: (1) alignment with recognized green, social and sustainability standards; (2) confirmation from a “reputable external reviewer” that the securities align with these recognized standards; and (3) regular public reports setting out the securities’ alignment with these recognized standards and any material developments that may affect alignment with these standards.  Issuers can use the SGX Sustainable Fixed Income Mark to identify any security that meets these requirements.

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