BBP Participates in Sustainability Policy Paper by Singapore Business Federation

BBP is proud to have participated in various discussions alongside with industry players leading to the publication of the latest policy paper titled “Sustainability in Business, Sustainability as Business: Green Growth Opportunities for Singapore Companies” by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF). This policy paper on sustainability is a ground-up, sense-making effort by the industry, for […]

Views From The Top: A green planet is good for business

BBP contributed its views on opportunities and challenges for businesses as they decarbonize their operations for The Business Times’ Views From The Top as follows: “Many businesses are concerned about costs associated with decarbonisation, leading to a lack of clarity on suitable mechanisms and roadmap to decarbonise their operations. There are already proven solutions out […]

Impact investing in unflashy causes gains ground in the pandemic era

The Financial Times has just published an article on global investments in sustainability development. The COVID-19 pandemic is proving the value of such impact investing, but private equity fund KKR has known this for much longer, as proven by their investment in Barghest Building Performance (BBP). BBP, a Singapore-based energy startup, uses state-of-the-art data analytics […]

Poll: Some fall short in sustainability reporting

A new business article in the Straits Times reports that half of the finance leaders in Singapore have warned their companies are not reporting adequately on sustainability measures.  Workday, the organization that ran this poll, has found that most companies are creating reports that show their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impacts, but many are not doing […]

KKR Manager Talks ESG Fund

Earlier in 2020 KKR, a world-renowned investment firm, announced the final closing of its Global Impact Fund, which will invest $1.3B USD in companies that address important Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues. Barghest Building Performance, or BBP, was one of the first companies that this Fund invested in. By investing in BBP, KKR demonstrated […]

How can manufacturers put digital transformation into practice?

Rob McGreevy, leader of corporate strategy at the multinational IT firm AVEVA, writes that Barghest Building Performance (BBP) is a first-rate example of how companies can transform their business models by combining technology with human insight. BBP’s unique energy savings solution uses a patented algorithm to monitor environmental conditions and adjust HVAC systems to optimize […]