A pragmatic approach to ESG investing is prevalent in the Apac region, where investors look for practical reasons to integrate ESG, according to a global study by State Street.
Governments may be tempted to backtrack on emissions commitments in the short term, but investors see new opportunities arising from energy uncertainty.
Asia’s private markets are facing the same macroeconomic challenges as the rest of the world, but the Dutch pension fund sees rising investment opportunities in consumer services, healthcare and financial sectors.
The rising demand for long-duration and high-quality green bonds is set to drive the growth of China’s green assets and expedite onshore ESG development.
As the themes associated with ESG take centre stage across the globe, investors are demanding discernible and measurable impacts from asset managers, explains Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM).
Stewardship and other sustainability principles have become key criteria in manager selection now, the chief investment officers at NTUC Income and Singlife said.
Wind farms offer long-term investors an attractive return profile and are already receiving broad-based political support in New Zealand and Australia.
Asset owners and managers alike have made net-zero commitments in recent years, but how well fleshed out are their strategies?
Momentum for decarbonisation across Southeast Asia is growing, as more market players pay attention to their carbon footprint, and countries transition towards net zero.
Most family offices in Asia are ready to get started with ESG impact investing, but the question they have is “how?”, according to Robert Kim of professional athlete Jeremy Lin’s family office.
FinanceAsia spoke to experts on how countries can balance their short-term energy needs with longer-term climate goals, in light of pressing energy security concerns and price volatility.
Institutional interest in cryptocurrency is undeniable, but myths around digital assets not being ESG friendly and its utility for money laundering continue to be blown out of proportion.