Unveiling Sustainable Infrastructure Trends in Asia

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The Asian continent faces a pivotal moment. Rapid urbanization, coupled with economic growth, presents a unique challenge: building infrastructure that fuels development while safeguarding the environment and fostering long-term resilience. Sustainable infrastructure development –  infrastructure that minimizes environmental and social impacts while meeting the needs of present and future generations – is paramount for a […]

Bridging the ESG Data Gap: Strategies for Informed Investment Decisions

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are rapidly becoming an essential consideration for investors and fund managers.  This shift is driven by a growing recognition of the impact these factors have on a company’s long-term performance, as well as increasing investor demand for sustainable investments. However, navigating the landscape of ESG data remains a significant […]

Insights of Investing in Climate Tech

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Climate tech refers to technology that addresses, measures, and mitigates the challenges of climate change, with solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance carbon sinks, adapt to the impacts of climate change and support the low-carbon economy transition. Examples of climate tech solutions are renewable energy projects, carbon capture and storage technologies, smart grids, electric […]

Insights on Investment in Health Technology

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Health technology (healthtech) is a rapidly growing sector that has seen a surge in investment in recent years, accelerated since 2020 by the pandemic. Investment in health-tech organizations hit an all-time high amid the pandemic, according to a report by Deloitte, and shows no sign of decreasing. Investment in 2020 was close to USD22bn, double […]

Demystifying Investments: Understanding Private Equity vs. Venture Capital

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The world of finance can be complex, especially when it comes to investment strategies. Two prominent players in this arena are private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC). While both involve investing in companies, they differ significantly in their target markets, investment timelines, and risk profiles. This article delves into the key differences between PE […]

Exploring the Fund of Funds Opportunity in Private Equity

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The allure of private markets for investors seeking superior returns compared to public equities is undeniable. However, venturing into this complex and opaque domain can be daunting, especially for those without extensive experience or substantial capital. This is where the fund-of-funds (FoF) approach emerges as a potent ally, offering a powerful entry point for investors […]

Climate Tech Investment Headwinds and Tailwinds in 2024

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The urgency to address climate change has never been greater. As the world grapples with extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and biodiversity loss, the need for innovative solutions is paramount. Climate tech, encompassing a diverse range of technologies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate impacts, has emerged as a critical […]

Fossil Fuel Removal: Biggest Challenge of Decarbonization

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The complete elimination of fossil fuels from the global economy is one of the most challenging concerns for the world. Most of the world’s human-generated greenhouse gases and more than one-third of total methane releases are caused by the extraction, preparation and burning of fossil fuels. The manufacturing of metals such as aluminum, steel and […]

Exploring Investment Opportunities in the Private Market Outlook 2024

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The recently published 2024 Private Markets Outlook report by BlackRock sheds light on the investment opportunities and major themes prevailing in the private markets sector. In an era of uncertainty marked by increased interest rates, inflation, and volatile markets, the report pin down the transformative forces known as mega forces that are reshaping the global […]

Role of Artificial Intelligence in The Steel Industry

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is an important breakthrough that enables machines to independently perform functions such as study, analysis and decision making that generally require cognitive abilities. The technology has advanced significantly in recent years due to its ability to access large amounts of data and its strong processing capabilities, and innovative programs. AI plays a […]