Category: ESG

Hong Kong Climate Action

The Paris Agreement designated the Global Stocktake as a process to assess climate action progress every five years and to provide a basis for more ambitious initiatives. The first Stocktake was concluded during the UN’s annual Climate Conference held in Dubai, UAE (“COP28”), covering scopes of mitigation, adaptation, finance, loss and damage, and other emerging topics. At the business level, there are […]

AI Robotics

Since 2024 we have become strategic investors in a VC company under incubation based in Hong Kong and India. The AI company focuses on creating unmanned electric boats in marine services for manufacture at scale, highlighting their cost-effectiveness, emission-free operation, and potential for various tasks such as pollution recovery, goods movement, and surveillance. The company’s […]

Telemedicine or HealthTech Investments

Since 2022, Social Capital Group has been a strategic shareholder at healthtech and telemedicine companies covering Southeast Asia. The companies show consistent growth in revenue and consultation volume, with a focus on financial performance, regional expansion efforts in Indonesia and Vietnam, and media outreach initiatives to raise awareness of the business. Here are some key […]

Carbon Markets HK

Despite their immense potential, carbon markets face several significant challenges. https://www.fsdc.org.hk/en/media/carbon-markets-in-hong-kong-working-towards-net-zero# Seeing sustainability as the key to a better future, many countries have embarked on their sustainability journey of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century, collective efforts have surged globally across sectors in combating climate change. Among these, Mainland China has pledged to reach a […]

Carbon Trade: a primer

In a nutshell, carbon markets are trading systems in which carbon credits are sold and bought. Companies or individuals can use carbon markets to compensate for their greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing carbon credits from entities that remove or reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One tradable carbon credit equals one tonne of carbon dioxide or the […]