Sustainable talent ecosystem
To deepen and expand Asia-focused climate research and training and develop a strong pool of local talent in sustainable finance, MAS has anchored three Centers of Excellence (CoE) in Singapore, each offering a unique value proposition. with areas of research that complement each other.
Singapore Green Finance Center
The Singapore Green Finance Center (SGFC) is Singapore’s premier center of excellence dedicated to green finance research and talent development. It was launched in October 2020 by Imperial College Business School and Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University, with support from MAS and nine founding industry partners.
Institute for Sustainable and Green Finance
Announced in September 2021, the Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFin) is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School and collaborates with other faculties within NUS to produce multidisciplinary research and training aimed at shaping sustainability results and policy development. in the corporate and financial sectors. SGFin will develop a sustainability impact measurement and assessment framework for companies in Singapore and Asia, which aims to capture and translate granular ESG and impact data to determine the monetary value of environmental performance and corporate social.
Asia Sustainable Finance Institute
The Sustainable Finance Institute Asia (SFIA) is an independent research and capacity building institute that aims to catalyze and support the implementation of sustainable finance policy ideas in Asia, starting with ASEAN, through the through advocacy and engagement. SFIA is host to the ASEAN Taxonomy Council, which is developing an ASEAN tiered taxonomy for sustainable finance that will identify sustainable economic activities and help direct investment and financing towards sustainable ASEAN.