Asia's cash-rich HNWIs, anticipating growth, are using strong cash positions to seek out good deals, according to industry experts.
Two leading APAC investors are increasing efforts to collect accurate social data and narrow the DE&I gap.
Adoption of a real estate benchmark in Asia is increasing as leading European pension funds place reporting at the heart of their emissions reduction efforts.
A year after New Zealand’s sovereign fund hired its first diversity chief, it's putting in place an integrated DE&I strategy amid a growing investor focus on social inclusion.
Allocations jumped nearly a third last year, bucking the falling trend in the sector by institutional investors in the region and beyond.
A co-ordinated investment approach is the most effective way to drive change in Asia, say investors in Europe and Australia.
The world’s largest sovereign fund leads calls for solutions in data collection across property assets.
The move follows elevation of ESG from investment risk to a corporate risk and a substantial rotation from active to passive mandates, and is likely to presage additional ESG hires.
Increasingly, investors are supplementing — or replacing — data from third parties with their own analysis, senior executives from the two funds told AsianInvestor.
The $31 billion Australian superannuation fund hopes to have a carbon reduction overlay in place over its passive equities portfolio within six months.
The head of ESG at Allianz Real Estate said that making brown buildings green adds only 5% to 10% to renovation costs. Yet some investors are reluctant to make the changes.
A senior executive at the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform has said that market cap investment indices are no longer fit for purpose.