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Implementing Green Finance in Southeast Asia: International Practice, Local Legal Framework and InstitutionsMay 16, 2022
As noted in the IPCC Report “Climate Change 2022. Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”, “overall adverse economic impacts attributable to climate change, including slow-onset and extreme weather events, have been increasingly identified.” The report further notes that there are multiple opportunities for targeted investments and finance to protect against exposure to climate hazards, particularly for those at highest risk.
In this regional overview, VDB Loi experts discuss international standards for implementing green finance, as well as specifics of legal framework and institutions involved in these type of projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
- Circular No. 06 dated 2 March 2023 issued by the Banking Regulation and Policy Department of the Bangladesh Bank on “Exemption from the General Credit Limit under Section 26B(1) of the Bank Company Act 1991 for Electricity Producing Companies”
- March 31, 2023
- Bill No. 06 dated 22 January 2023 issued by Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (“BERC”) on “Amendment of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Act 2003”
- January 25, 2023
- Parliament re-enacted the law named Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation Ordinance, 1985 to Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation Act 2022, dated 20 November 2022.
- November 23, 2022
- Parliamentary Amendment on Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission 2017, dated 20 November 2022.
- November 21, 2022
- SRO No. 255-Law/2022, on “The Air Pollution Rules 2022”, dated 25 July 2022
- October 31, 2022