Author Archive: Yulanda Chung

Energy Finance Consultant Yulanda Chung, former head of Standard Chartered’s sustainable finance team in London and Singapore, where she was responsible for the bank’s governance procedures on sustainable lending and investments and for advising on environmental and social issues on deals. Before joining the bank, she was an equity analyst for the mining and building materials sectors at Sustainable Asset Management (now RobecoSAM) in Zurich and was responsible for the sectors’ selection for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Chung provides analysis of the risk of coal and coal-fired power sector investments in Indonesia.

IEEFA Asia: Rosy Prospects in Indonesian Coal?

A Note of Caution on Assuming That Recent High Prices Are Sustainable

As the U.S. coal industry hopes for an unlikely revival on the back of U.S. political developments, the Indonesian coal sector is riding a surge in thermal coal prices. Confidence was high already, as evidenced by coal giants Bukit Asam and Adaro Energy joining a late-October U.S. capital market road show sponsored by the Indonesian […]

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