ARE is an independent ESG risk and strategy consulting firm integrating sustainability and governance factors into processes for investors, banks, companies and not-for-profits.
Company Engagement Meetings
Evolution of responsible investment and finance
Financial impacts of climate change
Sustainable supply chains
Sustainable real estate and infrastructure
Sustainability factor analysis
Thematic / issue centred analysis
Development of materials and framing
Leading dialogue with companies
Identification of relevant investors
Issue identification and company selection
Responsible investment policy development
Sustainable finance policy development
ESG framework development
Issue analysis and financial relevance
Responsible investment/finance training
partners & Memberships
- GRESB: ARE is a Premier Partner and represents GRESB in Asia ex-Japan
- PRI: UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) signatory
- Global Compact Network Singapore member
- raiSE Singapore registered social enterprise
- MAS Exempt Person Providing Financial Advisory Services
Benjamin is a leading expert in responsible finance. A former fund manager, he has over 16 years’ experience in mainstream finance and sustainability. He founded ARE in 2013 to address the gap in high quality, independent research on responsible finance in Asia. He is also a specialist consultant for the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA).
Xinying has over 12 years' experience working in banking, consulting and sustainability. She focuses on issues around Green Finance, Sustainable Cities and Clean Transportation in Asia. In 2017, she was a Fellow at the Climate Strategies Accelerator run by Packard Foundation, Oak Foundation and Good Energies Fund focused on philanthropic strategies to mitigate climate change. She joined ARE in July 2018.
(Junior Research Analyst)
Jeehee provides research and analytical support on ARE's engagements. She had previously supported ARE as a Korea-based contract researcher, and joined the team full time in Singapore in July 2018. She brings with her experience in fixed income research, consulting, and trade promotion.
(Research & Operations Analyst)
Timothy has over 6 years’ experience in consulting, project management and transaction banking, most recently at a leading international bank. He joined ARE in April 2017 focusing on research and training projects, and supporting operations .