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Transition finance is gaining grounds in Asia towards reducing carbon emissions
What risks do high-carbon companies face relating to their business model as they adapt to a transition finance strategy
13 Jan 2021 | The Asset


Transition finance is gaining a lot of attention in Asia as high-carbon companies transition toward net zero emissions in line to combat climate change. What is transition finance and which high-carbon sectors can and should subscribe to transition finance? What risks high-carbon companies face in terms of their business model as they implement changes to become greener?

The Asset spoke with Shiv Sivarajah, head, energy and resources, Asia & Oceania at MUFG, Robert Johnson, head oil & gas and petrochemicals at MUFG, Nicholas Gandolfo, director, sustainable finance solutions, Asia Pacific at Sustainalytics and Michelle Horsfield, climate transitions manager at Climate Bonds Initiative about the development of transition finance in Asia. 

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