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SFC Endorses Public Consultation on ESG Ratings Code of Conduct

SFC Endorses Public Consultation on ESG Ratings Code of Conduct

The SFC supports the industry-led public consultation on a code of conduct for ESG ratings and data product providers.

HKMC Releases 2023 Annual Report Highlighting ESG Initiatives

HKMC Releases 2023 Annual Report Highlighting ESG Initiatives

The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC) has published its 2023 Annual Report, focusing on business performance, financial position, and ESG initiatives.

Spot Crypto ETF in High Demand by Financial Advisers: Nasdaq Report

Spot Crypto ETF in High Demand by Financial Advisers: Nasdaq Report

A new survey from Nasdaq has shown a growing interest in spot crypto Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in the US. Per the survey, 86% of respondents who invest in digital currencies plan to increase their holdings in the next year.

Japanese Mobile Operator Partners with Accenture to Boost ESG Using Web3

Japanese Mobile Operator Partners with Accenture to Boost ESG Using Web3

NTT DOCOMO, the leading mobile operator in Japan, has collaborated with Accenture to propel the application and adoption of Web3 when tackling social issues.

SEC Extends Deliberation on Proposed Rule Change Amidst Heated Debates

SEC Extends Deliberation on Proposed Rule Change Amidst Heated Debates

The SEC extends its deliberation on a proposed rule change, amid congressional debates over its climate disclosure rule. The decision reflects the complex interplay between financial regulation, environmental concerns, and political ideologies.

SEC Chair Gensler Faces Congressional Pressure Over EU Coordination and Lack of Transparency

SEC Chair Gensler Faces Congressional Pressure Over EU Coordination and Lack of Transparency

The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability has intensified scrutiny on SEC Chair Gary Gensler over the SEC's coordination with the EU on legislative matters and a perceived lack of transparency. The discord, highlighted in a letter dated October 12, 2023, follows a pattern of communication deadlock between the SEC and Congress, with implications on broader legislative and regulatory frameworks. The Committee expects more forthright engagement from the SEC by October 19, 2023, threatening compulsory processes for compliance.

How the First ESG Blockchain Is Doing It Right?

How the First ESG Blockchain Is Doing It Right?

While other blockchains are mainly interested in end crypto users, Telos focuses on solving development problems. This op-ed discusses how blockchain company in response to ESG issues in the business world.

Wiki Finance Expo Sydney 2023 Is Coming Soon!

Wiki Finance Expo Sydney 2023 Is Coming Soon!

The Wiki Finance Expo, Sydney 2023, is Australia's largest fintech event, attracting over 3,000 attendees from various sectors. Supported by 200 institutions, media, and companies, it promotes regulatory security of cryptocurrencies and FX at the Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

7RCC Spearheads a Carbon-Neutral Bitcoin ETF for ESG-Focused Investing

7RCC Spearheads a Carbon-Neutral Bitcoin ETF for ESG-Focused Investing

7RCC has submitted a spot Bitcoin ETF with a composition of 80% Bitcoin and 20% carbon credit futures, providing a unique, carbon-neutral investment option in the crypto market.

WEF Launches Blockchain Proof of Concept to Track Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WEF Launches Blockchain Proof of Concept to Track Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The World Economic Forum’s Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative has launched a unique proof of concept to track greenhouse gas emissions across the value chain.

Former HKEX Executive: Will HkbitEX Issue Its First STO Project Next Year?

Former HKEX Executive: Will HkbitEX Issue Its First STO Project Next Year?

On a forum, the Chief Development Officer of HKbitEX said that she hoped the company would issue its first security token offering (STO) project in 2021.

“2020 5th Global Asset Allocation Focus” will be held in Shanghai in August

“2020 5th Global Asset Allocation Focus” will be held in Shanghai in August

Global Asset Allocation Focus 2020 (hereinafter referred as GAAF2020), founded in 2016. With a four-year proven-track record, GAAF2020 will invite more than 500 participants from more than 10 countries, who are mainly senior executives from private banking, family office, independent wealth, asset management, funds, securities, trusts, insurance, futures, etc. GAAF2020 will invite 40+ speakers to share their insights on the theme of "Chinese Opportunities".

Singapore to Pump $8.9 Million Into National Blockchain Ecosystem

Singapore to Pump $8.9 Million Into National Blockchain Ecosystem

The Singaporean government has deployed a US$ 8.9 million national blockchain initiative dubbed the Singapore Blockchain Innovation Program (SBIP).

KPMG Unveils Blockchain-Based Climate Accounting Tool To Help Drive Environmental Sustainability

KPMG Unveils Blockchain-Based Climate Accounting Tool To Help Drive Environmental Sustainability

KPMG has unveiled a blockchain capability dubbed Climate Accounting Infrastructure (CAI) to help firms measure, report, and offset their greenhouse gas emission.

PwC Global Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on the Future of the Crypto Ecosystem

PwC Global Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on the Future of the Crypto Ecosystem

Henri Arslanian, the PwC Global Crypto Leader, Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, is the highest-profile FinTech consultant in Hong Kong according to Chambers Global. Blockchain.News interviewed Arslanian at the Asian Financial Forum held in Hong Kong earlier this month, where he was invited to speak on the development of FinTech. The Asian Financial Forum brought over 3,500 speakers and influential financial experts, policymakers, and business leaders.  

Women in Payments CEO: Less than 5% of VCs Invest in Women-Led FinTech Companies

Women in Payments CEO: Less than 5% of VCs Invest in Women-Led FinTech Companies

With a background in engineering, Kristy Duncan, the CEO of Women in Payments started her career in banking and then into the payments industry. Duncan has then been fascinated with the payments market, and is a “payments geek at heart.” She started Women in Payments in 2012, Looking to add value in a different way, to connect, inspire, and champion women who are working in the payments industry globally.

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020 Sets the Stage with Global Blockchain Experts and Regulators

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020 Sets the Stage with Global Blockchain Experts and Regulators

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020, hosted by Blockchain Association of Singapore (BAS) and co-organised by NexChange Group, will be held from 21 July to 23 July 2020. The anchor event - Singapore Blockchain Week Virtual Summit will take place on 21 July, followed by a series of meetups, workshops and investor events to be organised from 22 July to 23 July 2020.

Nobel Laureate to speak at Asian Financial Forum Global business leaders view post-COVID Economy in January

Nobel Laureate to speak at Asian Financial Forum Global business leaders view post-COVID Economy in January

17 December 2020 – In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) will be held virtually on 18 and 19 January 2021. Under the theme “Reshaping the World Economic Landscape”, the forum will examine the challenges at hand and strategize the road to recovery and beyond with more than 150 influential global financial experts, policymakers, business leaders, economists, investors, and entrepreneurs.

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