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Business 25 Jun 2019 | 11:10 PM Premium

Investors with US$34 trillion demand urgent climate change action

LONDON: Investors managing more than US$34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies meeting this week.

Business 29 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

One man’s money-draining bet on climate change

ELEVEN years ago Dharsono Hartono, a former JPMorgan Chase & Co banker, spotted what he thought was a new way to make a fortune: climate change.

Business 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

How climate change can affect us

Climate change is a growing concern in the country and globally. Although measures have been taken to address the immense problem, more can be done by regulators and businesses to tackle the issue. That was the highlight of the recent StarBiz-Institute of Corporate Responsibility (ICR) Malaysia forum, entitled Climate change vs profits: Striking a balance, which comprised panellists Intel Malaysia Sdn Bhd managing director (MD) Atul Bhargava, AirAsia X Sdn Bhd chief executive officer (CEO) Azran Osman Rani, Boh Plantations Sdn Bhd CEO Caroline Russell and Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia MD and CEO Osman Morad.

Business 20 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Imminent threat of climate change

UNTIL recently, few mainstream economists took climate change seriously in projecting growth. Weather is something the polite talk about when they have nothing to say.

Economy 09 Oct 2017 | 12:43 AM Premium

The strong global impact of ageing populations and climate change

Issues related to climate change and ageing populations could potentially impact global growth and performance in future decades.

Corporate News 31 May 2017 | 11:51 PM Premium

Exxon vote shows Wall St diverging from Trump on climate change

BOSTON: Major investors put U.S. industry on notice on Wednesday that climate change matters, even as reports emerged that President Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from an international pact to fight global warming.

Business 19 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

World Bank: No nation immune to climate change

WASHINGTON: All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report on climate change.

Economy 13 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Is climate change a ‘black swan’?

THE “black swan” concept came from the Western world. For a very long time, the West was of the view that all the swans are white until the discovery of black swans in Australia by Dutch explorer Willem de Vlamingh in 1697.

Business 29 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Malaysia urges rich nations to give funds, technology to fight climate change

Developed nations, which are some of the world's greatest polluters, should provide the technological and financial means to help poor countries fight climate change, Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday.

Business 23 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Benefiting from global climate change

AmInvestment Bank Group is targeting to achieve double-digit annual returns for its newly-launched, AmGlobal Climate Change fund, by tapping on equity markets that benefit from the impact of global climate noshade size=1 width=50%>