Who We Are

About SGFC

About SGFC

Who We Are

Launched in October 2020, the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) is Singapore’s first Centre of Excellence for sustainable finance. A joint initiative of Singapore Management University (SMU) and Imperial, SGFC is supported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and nine leading global financial institutions: Bank of China, BNP Paribas, Fullerton Fund Management, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Schroders, SMBC, Standard Chartered and UBS.

To be a leading Centre of Excellence based in Singapore building sustainable finance capability in Asia to promote resilient economic growth.

Our Pillars

Develop Applied Research

Develop Applied Research

We draw on the respective academic strengths of Imperial and SMU in climate science, financial economics, and sustainable investing to deliver multi-disciplinary research on Asia’s transition to a low carbon, nature positive, resilient future.

Engage Industry

Engage Industry

We bring together the right academia, financial institutions, industry, and policymakers to find solutions for the most pressing challenges to sustainable capital from a position of high integrity research intersecting with real-world pragmatism for positive impact.

Build Capability

Build Capability

We offer education programmes tailored to different proficiency levels, designed to build capabilities, and equip finance professionals with new skills and knowledge of green finance and investment, thereby enlightening leadership and cultivating a robust talent pipeline.

Our Research Focus Areas

Transition

Carbon Markets & Products

Impact

Climate & Nature

Adaptation

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Industry Engagement Opportunities

Participate in conferences, seminars, and roundtables, co-authorship of research publications, and more.

02

Cultivating The Talent Pipeline

Our sustainable finance courses are suitable for undergraduates, early-to-mid-career professionals, senior executives, and board members.