A harbourside commercial building had its windows blown out when Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018. Flooded homes, damaged infrastructure, disrupted supply chains and higher insurance premiums are some of the effects of climate change we need to plan for. Photo: AFP
Helen Wong
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Macroscope by Helen Wong

Typhoon season is round the corner and climate change is upon us – there’s no better time to get into green finance

  • The Hong Kong government’s issuance of a green bond is most timely, promoting awareness of climate change and increasing the city’s profile as a hub for green finance. Around the world, sustainable investment is also growing

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A harbourside commercial building had its windows blown out when Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018. Flooded homes, damaged infrastructure, disrupted supply chains and higher insurance premiums are some of the effects of climate change we need to plan for. Photo: AFP
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