Digital Finance in a nutshell, and where Malaysia stands

Malaysia’s Budget 2023 plans towards digitising our industries, particularly digital finance Based on Budget 2023 tabled on 28 October 2022, there are a few touchpoints that will help expand digital financial services in Malaysia, powering inclusive growth in the digital economy. Firstly, a service tax exemption was proposed for online banking or financial services and […]

Everything you need to know about “Sustainable Finance”

What is ‘sustainable finance’? Sustainable finance is any form of financial activities and processes in the financial sectors that takes Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) into consideration. Environmental factors – Involves climate change mitigation and adaptation, the environment in general, such as biodiversity preservation, pollution avoidance, and the circular economy. Social factors – Comprises issues […]

The Circular Economy – is it a viable step for Malaysian waste management?

Circular economy and cyclical waste The circular economy is a production and consumption framework that promotes the reuse, refurbishment, and recycling of existing resources and goods, thus extending the product life cycle as long as possible (European Parliament, 2015). When a product approaches the end of its life, its materials are recycled wherever possible to […]

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