Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Reserve Bank of India Puts Four Banks on Critical Watch List

At least four banks have been put on Reserve Bank of India’s critical watch list due to ethical issues and poor conduct. Another ten...

First Microfinance Bank Tajikistan to Nurture Highest Ethical Standards

Tajikistan-based First Microfinance Bank has joined the global network of ethics-driven banks. Its primary goal is to improve the quality of life of Tajiki...

Singapore banking regulator weighs ethics training for advisers

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (PAS) is weighing a formal ethics training course for financial advisers and capital market intermediaries. The consideration is due to...

New funding program for sustainability projects launches in Asia

A new funding platform for sustainability projects in Asia was launched by ING Bank in Singapore. The initiative, the Sustainable Finance Collective (SFC), will...

Sustainable banking in the Philippines

With the visible impact of climate change and financial shocks, the Development Bank of Philippines has adapted to the times and created a more...

The benefits of implementing Islamic banking in India

The Reserve Bank of India recently floated the idea to implement Islamic banking in India. When weighing the options, there are several important facts about...