Green Finance 101 (Pt 2) - Understanding carbon services & Singapore's potential to be a leader: Green Pulse Ep 48

  • 19 Apr 2021

Green Pulse Ep 48: Green Finance 101 (Pt 2) - Understanding carbon services & Singapore's potential to be a leader 15:22 mins Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change in this podcast series. Singapore is charting a more sustainable future for itself, and has identified growth opportunities in carbon services. In this second part of a two-part series on green finance, ST environment correspondent Audrey Tan and climate change editor David Fogarty discuss this issue with Mr Eugene Wong, chief executive of the Sustainable Finance Institute Asia in Malaysia, as well as Mr Anders Nordheim, who is senior vice-president for Asia sustainable finance at the World Wild Fund for Nature Singapore (WWF-Singapore). Learn more about what carbon services are, and why Singapore is in a good position to take a lead in this area. They discuss the following points: What are carbon services? (1:05)  The case for and against carbon credits (4:30)  How carbon services can provide a business case for nature conservation (5:54)   Why Singapore is an ideal hub for carbon services (8:34)  Future of green finance (13:30) Listen to Pt 1 - Green Finance 101: Directing capital to meet climate goals: Produced by: Audrey Tan (, David Fogarty (, Ernest Luis and Adam Azlee Edited by: Adam Azlee Subscribe to Green Pulse Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: Google Podcasts:  Website: Feedback to: Follow Audrey Tan on Twitter: Read her stories: Follow David Fogarty  on Twitter: Read his stories: #GreenFinance See for privacy information.