How Far Has Hong Kong Progressed in Its Green Finance Push?

The Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group (Steering Group) has made some progresses in advancing Hong Kong’s green and sustainable finance (GSF) agenda and helping the financial ecosystem’s transition towards carbon neutrality. Established in May 2020, the Steering Group is co-chaired by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). […]

B20 task force highlights recommendations to support net zero-carbon

JAKARTA, Jun 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The B20 Energy, Sustainability & Climate Task Force, led by state-owned oil giant Pertamina Group, put forth three recommendations to support realization of the target of net-zero carbon emissions. The B20 Energy, Sustainability & Climate (ESC) Task Force held entitled the third Task Force Call […]

Hitachi Energy’s EconiQ Technology Helps to Accelerate Sustainability Energy Goals in Denmark

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Apr 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy will supply eco-efficient EconiQ gas-insulated lines (GIL) to Energinet to extend its substation in Revsing, Denmark. The substation is a vital connection point to a significant High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link, a 765-kilometer interconnection that allows the exchange of electricity between […]

B20 Task Force Provides Policy Recommendations on Energy Transition

JAKARTA, Mar 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The B20 Energy, Sustainability & Climate Task Force, led by state-owned oil giant PT Pertamina (Persero), has provided policy recommendations and actions for sustainable energy transition. The statement was delivered by Chair of B20 Energy, Sustainability, and Climate Task Force Nicke Widyawati during the 3rd […]

Honda to Issue U.S. Dollar-Denominated Green Bonds (Unsecured Straight Bonds) to Accelerate its Environmental Initiatives

TOKYO, Mar 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company will issue U.S. dollar-denominated Green Bonds totaling US$2.75 billion for its initiatives toward the realization of a society that aims for zero environmental impact. The proceeds from the issuance of the Green Bonds will be used […]

Hitachi Energy Achieves 100% Fossil-free Electricity in Own Operations

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jan 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced that it has achieved the first-step target set out in its Sustainability 2030(1) plan – the use of 100% fossil-free electricity in its own operations(2). The company is driving towards being carbon-neutral in its own operations by 2030(3), in line […]

How Refinitiv is Empowering Developers in the Sustainable Finance Revolution

Refinitiv has created a global community for developers in the financial industry. In continuing its longstanding history as a leader of innovation and open tech, the Refinitiv Developer Community offers practical support for today’s business challenges. This community offers enterprise developers access to capabilities, tools, interactive information, learning materials, events and global community. Refinitiv encourages broad, as […]

The 15th Asian Financial Forum Kicked off to Explore a More Sustainable Future

The 15th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) opened to explore a sustainable future for the world’s economy. AFF 2022 was a highlight event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the HKSAR. The two-day online forum featured 60 […]

Fujitsu Reveals Technology Strategy for Sustainable Future at Fujitsu ActivateNow: Technology Summit 2022

TOKYO, Jan 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu will host its first ever online global event dedicated to technology, Fujitsu ActivateNow: Technology Summit 2022 from Wednesday, January 19 to Thursday, January 20, 2022, showcasing how it can leverage the transformative power of innovation to realize a more sustainable future. Participants will enjoy […]

Analogue Achieves HKQAA’s Green and Sustainable Finance Certificate and Issues First Green Loan Instrument

HONG KONG, Jan 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Analogue Holdings Limited (stock code: 1977) together with its subsidiaries (referred to as “ATAL Engineering Group”, “ATAL” or the “Group”), a leading electrical and mechanical (“E&M”) engineering services provider in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce that the Group has become the first E&M […]

4th CSRtech Innovation Summit (CSRtech 2021) Successfully Held, Empowering Innovative Startups

SHANGHAI, Nov 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 4th CSRtech Innovation Summit (CSRtech 2021), co-organised by Orange, Saint-Gobain, OPPO and Deutsche Telekom, and co-hosted by Impact Hub Shanghai, was held successfully in Shanghai on October 28. Startups, large domestic and foreign companies and investment institutions gathered for a sustainable development vision in […]

Analogue Achieves CIC Sustainable Finance Certificate

HONG KONG, Nov 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Analogue Holdings Limited (stock code: 1977) together with its subsidiaries (referred to as “ATAL Engineering Group”, “ATAL” or the “Group”), a leading electrical and mechanical (“E&M”) engineering services provider in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce that the Group has become the first E&M […]

Hitachi Energy Launches IdentiQ Digital Twin for Sustainable, Flexible and Secure Power Grids

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Further to its press release on October 13, 2021, announcing its evolution to Hitachi Energy, the global technology and market leader in power grids today launched IdentiQ, its digital twin(1) solutions for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and power quality solutions. IdentiQ(2) will help to […]

5ire Ecosystem Receives $1.1M Investment from Sanctum Global Ventures and Diamond Hands Taking Total Funding to $10M

London, UK – The sustainability-driven blockchain platform, 5ire, has yet again received an investment worth $1.1m to scale its technology by Sanctum Global Ventures, a VC firm, and Diamond Hands, an ecosystem fund that invests in leading blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. According to official reports, this brings the total raise to $10M, which includes some […]

Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: ‘Advancing a sustainable energy future for all’. Eco-efficient by design and based on scientific methodologies for transparency, the EconiQ transformers are further evidence of the global technology and market leader’s commitment towards […]

Zeronauts Assessment Platform Goes Live in Q4 2021

Wil, Switzerland / SEAPRWire / October 19, 2021 / – Recently, Zeronauts has launched the beta tester program for their crypto assessment platform. The official platform will go live at the end of Q4/2021. Zeronauts is the first crypto review platform from the crypto community for the community with a focus on sustainability. The Swiss crypto project Zeronauts […]

Fujitsu Unveils New Global Business Brand Fujitsu Uvance to Create Sustainable World, Resolve Social Issues Through Digital Innovation

TOKYO, Oct 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today unveiled Fujitsu Uvance a new global business brand delivering a transformation portfolio for a sustainable world. Fujitsu Uvance will leverage Fujitsu’s technological capabilities and problem-solving expertise across seven key focus areas to offer unprecedented value to customers, while contributing to the achievement of […]

Habitat for Humanity: Innovation Awards at the Virtual Asia-Pacific Housing Forum to Promote Winning Sustainable Solutions for Affordable Housing

BANGKOK, Sep 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum’s Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovators and disruptors in the affordable housing sector. Startup and scaleup companies, policymakers and advocates, architects and engineers are invited to submit sustainable and practical solutions for affordable housing. Paulette Liu “The Asia-Pacific region faces complex […]

Leo Secures a Total of HKD1.15 Billion Green Loan after Successful Completion of Third Round of Green Financing

HONG KONG, Jul 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Leo Paper Group (Hong Kong) Limited (the “Group”), a global printing communications company based in Hong Kong, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Leo Paper Group Finance Limited (“Leo”), has signed a HKD400 million four-year green term loan and revolving credit facility (“Green Loan”) with […]