Focused Thinking

Sustainability

As the world recovers from COVID-19, investors will not lose sight of Sustainability, the trend of ESG issues will become more central to investing and business decisions will accelerate; this is already occurring.

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Sustainability

ESG360 - Cyberattack: The Growing Threat for ESG Investors

The rapid increase in networking and digitalization in our daily work patterns has increased the cyberattack surface available for criminals to exploit. With cyberattacks growing in both frequency and severity, we discuss the increasing threat for ESG investors.

19 min video | March 2023

Sustainability

China’s Demographic Timebomb: Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decades

China is contending with a low birthrate and population aging similar to Japan with the added challenge of facing these headwinds before it becomes affluent. China can learn from Japan by raising productivity through structural reforms to sustain economic growth.

4 min read | March 2023

Sustainability

Why Cybersecurity Is the Biggest Hidden ESG Risk

Cybersecurity is fast becoming the top global risk by impact and likelihood along with climate change and geopolitical conflict. In response, investors need an efficient model to integrate cybersecurity into their investment decisions.

4 min read | March 2023

Sustainability

Battery Reincarnation – A Second Life in Rural Electrification

Lina Lee is Co-Founder of Durapower, a Singapore-based energy storage solutions provider. Lina tells Nomura Greentech that she is extending the duration of electric vehicle batteries by giving them a second life as storage for renewables.

3 min read | March 2023

Sustainability

Scaling Solar – Harnessing Agriculture to Boost Deployment

Alexander Arcache is Managing Director and founder of Kronos Solar, a German renewables company. Alexander believes agrivoltaics – the shared use of land for both solar power generation and agriculture – will be a key driver of future solar deployment.

4 min read | February 2023

Sustainability

Purpose over Profit - Using Clean Energy to Alleviate Poverty

Vineet Mittal is Chairman of Avaada Group, a leading Indian renewables company. Vineet explains to Nomura Greentech how his clean energy plans can help lift people out of poverty.

5 min read | February 2023

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Annual Outlook

ESG360 Outlook 2023: Part 2 - Policy Themes to Watch

This is the final part of our two-part 2023 ESG Outlook Series, in which we explore the year ahead for policy and regulation.

15 min video | January 2023

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Annual Outlook

ESG360 Outlook 2023: Part 1 - Will Green Deals Rebound?

This is the first of our two-part 2023 ESG Outlook Series, in which we explore what this year has in store for green deals.

29 min video | January 2023

Sustainability

Trade not Aid – Rewarding Communities for Protecting Nature

Ana Haurie is CEO of Respira International, an impact-driven carbon finance company. Ana tells Nomura Greentech that she is using the principal of ‘trade not aid’ via the voluntary carbon market to empower communities and get us to net zero.

4 min read | January 2023

Sustainability

Magic Meat – Growing Animal Protein to Reduce Emissions

Josh Tetrick is CEO of Eat Just, a US food startup. Josh tells Nomura Greentech how he is pioneering cultivated or lab-grown meat to drastically cut emissions from animal protein.

4 min read | January 2023

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Sustainability

ESG360 – The ‘S’ Factor in East Asia: Key Takeaways from the Series

We review the key points discussed in our ESG in East Asia series, including the diversity dividend and employment, demographic pressures and business opportunities.

26 min video | December 2022

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Sustainability

The Diversity Dividend - Equity as the Bridge to Inclusion

We explore how investment in high quality human capital development programmes for a new dynamic era of inclusion is not only essential for unlocking the diversity dividend, it benefits organizational performance.

21 min video | December 2022

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