In the Media

Funding Societies
News
Oct 2021
Funding Societies raises US$18 million in debt co-led by SIDF

GreenArc is proud to announce the closing of the Social Impact Debt Fund's (SIDF) first deal. The investment in Funding Societies, Southeast Asia's largest SME digital financing platform, will place the funds for lending to deserving MSMEs in Indonesia, propelling its mission of enabling financial inclusion in the region.
Story Covered By : FinTech Singapore , Business Times , EntrepreneurInsight , Yahoo! Finance , Asia One

AIDF
News
Sept 2021
GreenArc Capital at the launch of the Asian Institute of Digital Finance with Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Heng Swee Keat

Delighted to be partnered with The Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF), a university- level institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Mr. Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister of for Economic Policies, highlighted the consortium members during his announcement of the launch of AIDF.
Story Included In : The Straits Times , Prime Minister’s Office Singapore , Monetary Authority of Singapore

Yahoo! Finance
News
May 2021
GreenArc Capital Partners with BNP Paribas to Mitigate Impact Washing

GreenArc's partnership with BNP Paribas has been furthered following our award of the Financial Sector Technology Innovation Proof of Concept (POC) Grant by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). We are proud to launch our impact measurement and audit solution in collaboration with BNP Paribas in pursuit of our goal of leveraging technology and data to help mitigate against impact washing and direct capital towards true sustainable investments.
Story Covered By : AsiaOne , Hubbis , PR Newswire , Finews.Asia , IBS Intelligence

NDTV
News
Apr 2021
GreenArc participates in Rang De’s telethon on NDTV to raise interest-free education loans

GreenArc congratulates Rang De for a successful telethon, televised by NDTV, to raise interest-free loans for low-income students in India. We are committed to alleviating poverty, with our pledge to raise capital for education loans in partnership with Rang De.

Ignites Asia
Feature
Jan 2021
Fund firms turn to technology to win 'ESG data arms race'

“Within the impact evaluation space, and by definition the ESG reporting space, there’s a lot of misreporting and made-up numbers on this kind of reporting because it’s not mandatory and there are conflicting standards,” adds Bikram Chaudhury, Singapore-based CEO of GreenArc Capital. Proud to be quoted in Ignites Asia's article on how technology is fast becoming the competitive advantage amongst asset allocators in managing the increasing demand for ESG analysis and reporting.

Shaper Capital
Feature
Jan 2021
GreenArc Capital: directing private capital toward social lending...

Welcome to Shaper Impact Capital’s series of articles showcasing impact startups doing amazing things around the world. Here, we would be diving into GreenArc Capital, a Singapore-based AI-driven alternative lending platform that extends credit facilities to vulnerable populations and MSMEs who do not have access to financial services.

Shaper Capital
Feature
Dec 2020
Shaper Impact Capital December 2020 Issue

GreenArc Capital is an AI-driven alternative lending platform with a mission to foster greater financial inclusion. Developed in partnership with BNP Paribas, their platform extends credit facilities to vulnerable populations and MSMEs who do not have access to financial services.

Fintechnews SG
News
Nov 2020
Meet the 20 Global Fintech Hackcelerator 2020 Finalists...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the 20 finalists for the 2020 Global FinTech Hackcelerator. The finalists will pitch their solutions at the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day at the Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SFF x SWITCH).

MAS
Press Release
Nov 2020
MAS Announces 20 Finalists for the 2020 Global FinTech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today the 20 finalists for the 2020 Global FinTech Hackcelerator. The finalists this year comprise several unique solutions that seek to drive positive social and environmental impact within the financial sector, in response to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and climate change.

BondEvalue
Feature
Nov 2020
ESG Bonds – How Different (or Not) Do They Trade vs. Non-ESG Bonds?

The concept of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) bonds is not new to the markets – the first such bond was issued by European Investment Bank over a decade ago in 2007. However, the awareness towards these bonds, particularly social bonds, has grown many folds in 2020.

BNP – Joris Dierckx
Social Media
Oct 2020
Singapore Green Finance Centre
 

As a founding partner of the Singapore Green Finance Centre, BNP Paribas looks forward to bringing our expertise as a leader in sustainable finance to the academic programme and working groups as well as participating in research co-creation projects.