Category: Robert Charnock
Robert specialises in climate-related finance and disclosures (TCFD, climate scenario analysis) and carbon accounting (including net zero accounting), working across regulators, industry, think tanks and academia to develop practical research insights. He received his PhD in carbon accounting from the London School of Economics and Political Science while working with the United Nations to develop a financial sector toolkit for analysing and managing the risks of climate change.
Dr Robert Charnock, Director of the RSK-funded Metis Institute on Climate Strategy, lays out the pivotal role finance will play in efforts to respond to the climate crisis and drive a just transition to net zero.
Green bond sales rocketed across Asia–Pacific in 2021. USD 185.22 billion of green debt was sold in one year alone, representing a 117% increase from 2020.
South East Asia has been a driving force behind Asia’s rapid economic growth in recent decades. The ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economies are home to 650 million people and a three trillion USD economy, growing at an average 5% per year over the past 20 years.