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ESG factors are increasingly forming part of credit risk assessments in Asia, a move pushed forward by the trend towards sustainable investing.

ESG factors are increasingly forming part of credit risk assessments in Asia, a move pushed forward by the trend towards sustainable investing. It is the Paris Agreement, or COP21, signed in December 2015, which underpins the urge to act quickly on a global scale. Its long-term goal is to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. However, achieving this target will require substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by many nations, and some countries are performing better than others in this undertaking. 

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20 Dec 2018

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