There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
Funds raised from the May 22 awards dinner will go directly to the Hong Kong Red Cross China Relief Fund.
The total amount raised was HK$172,000 and the companies that dug deep into their pockets to give special contributions were BEA Union Investments, Fortis Investments, Deutsche Bank, Janus Capital, Aberdeen Asset Management, Schroder Investment Management, and Fidelity Investments.
AsianInvestor and attendees of the dinner also contributed to the relief fund.
Thank you once again to the following companies for their generous contributions:
To get the clarity they want to make informed portfolio decisions, asset owners and managers must now blend and adapt multiple sources of traditional and non-traditional data to create actionable insights, said speakers at a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor and IHS Markit.
The country's largest insurer Ping An set up a $62 billion green investment target by 2025. Several more players are also joining the hunt for sustainable assets.
The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
Investors can still find spread premiums in niche private debt, with the asset class's prognosis looking strong, said a keynote speaker at AsianInvestor’s latest summit on Wednesday.