Focused Thinking

Sustainability

As the world recovers from COVID-19, investors will not lose sight of Sustainability, the trend of ESG issues will become more central to investing and business decisions will accelerate; this is already occurring.

Sustainability

Trade not Aid – Rewarding Communities for Protecting Nature

Ana Haurie is CEO of Respira International, an impact-driven carbon finance company. Ana tells Nomura Greentech that she is using the principal of ‘trade not aid’ via the voluntary carbon market to empower communities and get us to net zero.

4 min read | January 2023

Sustainability

Magic Meat – Growing Animal Protein to Reduce Emissions

Josh Tetrick is CEO of Eat Just, a US food startup. Josh tells Nomura Greentech how he is pioneering cultivated or lab-grown meat to drastically cut emissions from animal protein.

4 min read | January 2023

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Sustainability

ESG 360 – The ‘S’ Factor in East Asia: Key Takeaways from the Series

We review the key points discussed in our ESG in East Asia series, including the diversity dividend and employment, demographic pressures and business opportunities.

26 min video | December 2022

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Sustainability

The Diversity Dividend - Equity as the Bridge to Inclusion

We explore how investment in high quality human capital development programmes for a new dynamic era of inclusion is not only essential for unlocking the diversity dividend, it benefits organizational performance.

21 min video | December 2022

Sustainability

Making Diversity Work: Equity as the Bridge to Inclusion

Part 7 of our Nomura - University of Sheffield research on the social pillar of ESG in East Asia looks at how companies need to rethink their working patterns and expectations for all employees in order to unlock the diversity dividend.

5 min read | November 2022

Sustainability

COP27 – Achievements and Outcomes

The Sharm El-Sheikh conference resulted in agreement to carry forward into future COP discussions loss and damage arrangements but didn’t move the needle on limiting climate change.

3 min read | November 2022

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Sustainability

ESG360 – COP27: A Review of the UN's Climate Change Conference

We review the proposals, announcements and progress discussed at the UN's Climate Change Conference held in Egypt in November 2022.

33 min video | November 2022

Sustainability

Japan’s Road to a New Form of Capitalism

Japan is prioritizing social finance to solve social issues.

4 min read | November 2022

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Sustainability

ESG360 – Gender Equality, Disability and the Diversity Dividend

We take note of how companies in East Asia compare to European peers in addressing diversity in the workplace, and what these companies can do to embrace disabled workers and achieve gender equality for the long run.

22 min video | October 2022

Sustainability

The Future of Carbon Credit Trading in Singapore

Singapore’s new international carbon credit exchanges are a step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions in a market with enormous potential.

6 min read | October 2022

Sustainability

The Benefits of Employing Disabled Workers

Part 6 of our Nomura - University of Sheffield research on the social pillar of ESG in East Asia looks at disabled employment and how the diversity dividend will inform business performance and sustainability.

5 min read | October 2022

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Sustainability

ESG360 – How AgTech is Revolutionising the Food Chain

In this podcast, we explore how factors such as climate change, a population explosion and food security are driving AgTech solutions like insect protein and lab-grown meat.

28 min video | October 2022

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