The Hong Kong government has set a major challenge for fund administrators, trustees and fintech firms to develop a much cheaper and easier platform for the territory's pension savers.
Asset owners are under greater pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and invest sustainably, but they are still seeking quality reporting standards globally.
Existing dominant providers will have to pitch for the new eMPF system, while new players will have the opportunity to compete
Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.
With endowments and foundations becoming more active in sustainable investing, the onus is on the largest asset owners to shift their entire portfolios to address the key issues of the day.
A rising number of Australian companies look set to turn to green financing to take advantage of a growing investor and bank willingness to offer such lending.