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Pollution and pandemic: Sustainable Investing in Asia

Pollution and pandemic: Sustainable Investing in Asia

Asia might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think about sustainability. Air pollution, deforestation and a growing problem with plastics may be closer to your initial association. But with Asia set to dominate the global economy – with a growing middle class and subsequent rise in purchasing power – the continent will play a huge role in setting the tone for sustainable development. In this post, we explore how Asia is tackling environmental issues and what impact the coronavirus epidemic could have on responsible investing in the region.