Global and Regional ESG Regulations and Standards – Implications for the Financial Services Industry | Alpha Summit APAC 2022


The number of ESG regulations and standards has grown worldwide in response to concerns of greenwashing as well as the potential systemic risks posed by climate risks. Initially many of the disclosure requirements were focused on the corporate sector. As corporate disclosures improve, we are seeing more emphasis on improving disclosures from the financial services industry, some through mandatory TCFD disclosures. This has brought about significant opportunities and challenges. How is the industry adapting to these changes? How can we address issues of regulatory fragmentation in a diverse region such as Asia Pacific? Are regulations necessary to ensure capital market integrity and efficiency?

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